Recording Streaming Audio?

Brent Harding bharding at
Wed Feb 15 16:21:02 UTC 2006

I thought real player was an X application that wouldn't work with speech 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aldo" <blinuxman at>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at>
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 3:26 AM
Subject: Re: Recording Streaming Audio?

> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 08:42:59AM -0800, Hart Larry wrote:
>> Ok, Dave-and-All:  Yes, vsound lets you listen while recording, but as I
>> said in my orriginal message, many times I cannot find a recorded file of
>> any type which is saved.  It always says, "about to start the 
>> application"I
>> suppose it would be nice if it would mention the name of the file it is
>> saving.  We have an alias with some options, but after the stream 
>> finishes,
>> it says cannot find then it lists a numbered au file.
> See -ao pcm option in mplayer; default is audiodump.wav but you can also
> give a file name to the output wav.
>> Yes, I wish I could always use tr player as I record.
> No longer required since realplayer exists as a .deb package as well as
> mplayer on the repository.
> In that case you add -playlist as option to be able to stream / and/or
> save.
> As said din a prevouis msg, I forgot the command I used to convert
> ra/ram while listening to it.
> Aldo.
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