Raspberry Pi Streaming Media Server

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  • Diagram:

Streaming diagram.jpg


  • We will start from the image "buster_wdka_eduroam.img", based on Raspbian Buster (2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf-full.zip). Tested on a Raspberry Pi 4.

Eduroam WiFi connection

  • First we are going to setup our user name and password for eduroam.
  • Open the terminal and type:
wpa_cli terminate
  • Press the key 'Enter'
  • Copy the following line and paste it in the terminal:
sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
  • Press the key 'Enter'
  • This will open up nano (text editor) to allow you to edit the file.
  • Use the key arrows to navigate the text file until you reach the line:
identity="studentnumber"
  • Replace studentnumber with your student number :)
  • Replace the word password in quotes with your WdKA password.
  • Press the key CTRL and without releasing it, press the key 'x'.
  • Press the key 'Enter' to confirm that you want to save the file
  • Reboot the computer by typing:
sudo reboot


  • Press the key 'Enter'

Installing Icecast2

Icecast is an open source audio/video streaming media server that can be used to create everything from Internet radio stations to privately running music playlists.


Icecast.png


  • Open the terminal and type:
sudo apt-get install icecast2
  • Select "yes" to configure Icecast2

Icecast conf.jpg

  • You will see a screen that says: Icecast2 hostname: locahost. Press the key 'Enter'

Icecast hostname.jpg


  • You will see a screen that says Icecast2 source password.

Icecast source.jpg

  • Delete the word hackme and type instead:
raspberry
  • Press the key 'Enter'
  • You will see a screen that says Icecast2 relay password:

Icecast relay.jpg

  • Delete the word hackme and type instead:
raspberry
  • Press the key 'Enter'
  • You will see a screen that says Icecast2 adminitrator password:

Icecast admin.jpg

  • Delete the word hackme and type instead:
raspberry
  • Press the key 'Enter'
  • Open the web browser and type:
localhost:8000
  • You should see something like this:

Icecast status.jpg

  • Exploring ifconfig
  • Explore Icecast directory:
  • A directory of internet radio stations and other live streams using the Icecast Streaming Server.

https://dir.xiph.org/