How to play MS Media Encoder Stream

Asked by Joey Stanford


I've got totem (gstreamer) installed with every restricted format I can find and still I cannot play a particular stream. I've tried xine with no luck either. I want to be able to listen to (from

I'd be very grateful if someone could help me get this working.



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marcobra (Marco Braida)
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Joey Stanford (joey) said :

I've also tried to play it directly:

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Best marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

I alwas use vlc to play stream.

Please open a Terminal from the menu Applications->Accessories->Terminal and type:

sudo apt-get update; apt-get install vlc

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Then choose to open your stream with /usr/bin/vlc from Firefox preferences.

I tested and it works, but you must wait for radio messages

Thank you

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Joey Stanford (joey) said :

Thanks, that solved my question.