Command line or text based radio app.

Jason White jason at
Wed Dec 12 06:31:41 UTC 2012

Kyle  <blinux-list at> wrote:

>That said, mplayer is probably the best command line application for 
>listening to radio on the internet. VLC also has a command line 
>interface, and works very well for many types of streams. Either way, 
>you will likely need to download the playlist file for the station you 
>want to listen to, and save it to your computer. Then you can just type 
>something like
>mplayer -quiet -playlist something.pls

Or just write a two-line shell script that retrieves the playlist file from
the appropriate URL.

Or even better, run Emacspeak and play radio from within your Emacs session.

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