command line streaming URL scraping tool
bharding at doorpi.net
Sun Jun 6 20:43:50 UTC 2010
Oh, I know of ones you just can't capture, they're those new liquid compass
ones or something, the higher 64k instead of 32. I could never find a valid
url to use with those and the default volume is very low. Even with a
windows tool designed to sniff the packet and get the URL, it didn't work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Labrador" <labrad0r at edpnet.be>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 06, 2010 6:50 AM
Subject: Re: command line streaming URL scraping tool
> Hi Rudy:
> On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 05:52:30PM -0400, Rudy Vener wrote:
>> I'm trying to locate a tool which when given a web page with a "Listen
>> link, can return the actual URL of an audio stream which can be handed
>> off to mplayer.
>> My problem as you will doubtless surmise, is finding the actual
>> URLs of audio streams.
>> Ideally I'd like a tool which I can use like this:
>> $ get_audio_url http://www.wabcradio.com > url.txt
>> $ mplayer `get_audio_url http://www.wabcradio.com`
>> Does anyone know if such a beastie exists?
> I have myself published a script called whichstation; I made this for BE
> and NL + some other stations.
> The problem I encounter is to get an updated list of updated
> Google is my friend in that case,
> app that starts a .swf player, which does contain a real m3u or mp3 of asf
> or asx location.
> I am not sure to be able to continue maintaining my script, but it was
> designed to be
> a) blindfriendly
> b) and using mplayer on the commandline.
> There isn't any url online where to go for having the latest upgraded
> streaming urls for all radios in the world;
> I totally missed how does shoutcast and icecast sites does maintain those
> lists, but I'm not full professionally busy with radio streamings, so
> do anymore for now.
> I propose to send you a package of whichstation at the end of the week,
> I've tried to fix some broken urls in the whichstation.lst;
> maybe this can inspire for similar projects, even if ooutside Europe.
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