[mythtv-users] Streaming Sirius through MythTV?
wpoland at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 13:10:58 UTC 2006
On 9/27/06, Andrew Davis <andrew at nccomp.com> wrote:
> While it may not be directly integrated into Myth itself, you could get
> the WMV codecs for mplayer and the mplayerplugin, then try MythBrowser.
> I haven't done this myself, but will try it with XM tomorrow...
> Eric Holt wrote:
> > Michael: You're right, I think. I viewed the page source of the
> > streaming page, and I see references to microsoft windows media player.
> > I could have sworn it was just some Flash application.
> > Dang, that just flat out sucks. Stupid of Sirius to do it that way.
> > *hrmph*
> > --Eric
> > Michael Wisniewski wrote:
> >> Wow... It's funny that you bring this up. I was thinking the same
> >> exact thing yesterday!!!
> >> I have a feeling, that it's going to be difficult. If I remember
> >> correctly, it required Windows Media Player to play the stream. To my
> >> knowledge, there's nothing that you can do for this on linux. If there
> >> is, then maybe you have a chance, but since I don't think there is, then
> >> we might be out of luck.
> >> Good Luck!
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I've listened to and recorded the stream from Sirius before. I would
login and start playing the stream with firefox, and mplayer-plugin,
and then copy the url from mplayer, and load it into the wizard in
vlc, and start it to record. I recorded a full day this way about 10
months ago. The standard stream is only 32K though so it is a little
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