Re: Re-broadcasting/caching streaming video
>Couldn't she just leave the streaming client running on her machine?
Yes, that's what she does right now. But it's a Windows machine
and therefore needs frequent rebooting :)
Also it's a damn noisy one :(
>> So I was wondering whether it would be somehow possible to use
>> my always on Debian box to receive the broadcast and then
>> stay connected to it, and simulataniouly rebroadcast or unicast it
>> over the local LAN so that she could connect to my box and whatch
>> the channel whenever she wants...
>It would depend on the format the stream is in...If it's RealVideo,
>maybe you could install RealPlayer on your machine and leave it running
>all the time. When she wants to watch it you could export your X
>display to her machine
Alas, it's in wmv format. I guess mplayer could play it, though.
However, how do I export the X display on an on demand basis?