Recording Streaming Audio?

hank smith hanksmith4 at
Sun Feb 12 19:23:26 UTC 2006

an you send to the list I am interested in this as well
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hart Larry" <chime at>
To: "Blinux Discussion List" <blinux-list at>
Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 8:53 AM
Subject: Recording Streaming Audio?

> Hi All:  For some time we've been looking for a way to easily record 
> either a live stream or .ram files?  Back in 2004 I had a script called 
> grabit, but no1 seems to have it  any more.  When I did a search, I found 
> a pearl script called "pac"  it will convert files useing lame, but won't 
> really rip streams.  Next, we found vsound "v sound" Sometimes it works, 
> but most of the time it complains about not finding an .au file, or that I 
> am trying to record off the internet.
> I am useing speakup--and a dec-talk-usb  with an Audigy Usb sound card 
> with fc4.
> O, I tried stream ripper, but it doesn't seem to handle playlist types 
> such as .ram.  I think it wants an exact url of the stream.  I prefer 
> saving the .ram or .pls in lynx  and then ripping with tr player.  Nice 
> thing about tr player are the keyboard commands which tell me length and 
> author/title.
> Other than suggesting urls to get any tools, if any of you want to, please 
> send directly packages or scripts, with install instructions, it would be 
> wonderful.
> Thanks so much
> Hart
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