[mythtv-users] Streaming video from web

Marc Nicholas marc at geekythings.com
Mon Nov 15 22:44:55 UTC 2004

You're making things overly complicated. Why convert to RealMedia when 
you likely already have files in MPEG format?



KvB wrote:

> Hi,
> I found this tutorial on the web:
> http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialRealVideoStreaming.html
> Basically it comes down to converting video files into .rm files which 
> can be streamed on the internet. I was thinking this could be very 
> useful for me, for example when I want to watch my recordings (the 
> news for example) from anywhere in the world without having to 
> download the entire recording first.
> Couple of questions:
> 1. Has someone already done something like this, and if so, how? (I 
> can't imagine I thought of this feature first)
> 2. Is there a way to transcode recordings but keeping the original 
> ones as well (this way I can try to figure out how to transcode 
> recordings from within Myth but keep my original recordings, since I 
> still want that great quality when I just watch the recordings at home).
> 3. Any other pointers / tips / wishes that I could use?
> I'd really like this feature to be in my Myth(web) system but I don't 
> exactly know where to start.
> Thanks for any help in advance!
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