Shoutcast TV via VLC on Ubuntu

Just got Shoutcast TV working on VLC on Ubuntu. It’s sort of cludgy where they have it hidden. First I searched for how to do it with no luck and found this Ubuntu forums thread where others were also confused and didn’t find out how it works. So, I figured it out and then joined the forums and told them how. Here’s how to do it:

It’s a little difficult to find, but Shoutcast support is built in. Launch VLC, then go to View and Playlist (or hit Ctrl+P).Once the Playlist window opens, go to Manage –> Services Discovery and check the boxes next to Shoutcast TV and Shoutcast. All the channels will load and you can start clicking and watching.

Hope this helps.

Cheers,

C.K.
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5 Responses to Shoutcast TV via VLC on Ubuntu

  1. GGGG says:

    Ty this is great..

  2. fen says:

    do you have another way where you can download or add another channels ? thnx

  3. tom says:

    Just upgraded to Ubuntu 8.04 and VLC will not even start anymore… all the other players play the music but not the video…

  4. professional technition says:

    it was great until the haxasaurasses started crashing it then I made a script to keep restarting it so its great again. weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  5. ekek says:

    ang bulok nman!wla mn lng example na batch file tsaka threading

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