[CentOS] Capturing audio streams with Linux?

Mark Belanger mark_belanger at ltx.com
Thu Sep 15 16:44:34 UTC 2005

Preston Crawford wrote:
> So I got a new Pocket PC this weekend (yes, you read that right, sorry,
> don't like the Palms on offer currently and I can at least install
> software on it via Windows on VMWare). One of the main things I wanted
> to do with it is get Audible.com again and listen to All Things
> Considered from NPR on the way home like I used to. Now I find out they
> not only don't have an agreement with Audible any longer where I can pay
> them for this service, but now they are podcasting, but not the whole
> show. *sigh*
> So what to do.... My thinking is to capture the stream from local
> affiliate and time shift until I leave work. But how do I do this (I
> know how to use dump with mplayer for this) without getting one gigantic
> file? Anyone have any experience with this?

I had good luck recording mp3 streams with the combo of streamtuner
and streamripper.  YMMV:


Streamtuner had a "record" button that called streamripper at the
end of the day - very convenient.


Mark Belanger
LTX Corporation

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