Recording Streaming Audio?

Brent Harding bharding at
Wed Feb 15 16:22:31 UTC 2006

What you probably don't want to do is to just record and open a second copy 
of the stream to listen to. I heard that is a good way to get banned.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Baechler" <tony at>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at>
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 5:23 AM
Subject: Re: Recording Streaming Audio?

> Hi, I think you can listen as you record with the wget method.  It's just 
> an mp3 file so should play with any mp3 player.  You're right about mimms 
> though.  I don't use Mplayer but it seems like it might play to a sound 
> card as it records.  Unfortunately you can't stream wave files because 
> apparently it needs to read the end of the file or something.
> At 08:18 AM 2/14/2006, you wrote:
>>One problem (unless I've missed something) with all the methods described 
>>far is that none of them lets you listen while you record. My personal
>>preference is to use vsound, which lets you run your favourite tool to 
>>and also records whatever is sent to the sound device as it's passing 
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