Listening to Internet Radio with mplayer

Dave Mielke dave at
Sun May 29 05:11:33 UTC 2005

[quoted lines by Martin McCormick on 2005/05/28 at 23:23 -0500]

>	The biggest problem I see right now is how to find the actual
>links that have the audio.  Many sites have files ending in .asx which
>is a little bit of html that contains the relevant links.  If I can
>get that far, I can feed the url to mplayer and it works perfectly.

What you're looking at is what's called a play list. You can get mplayer to
directly interpret the paly list by using its -playlist option.

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