[Discuss] Streaming as a replacement for fixed channel TV

pw p.willis at telus.net
Thu Jun 8 18:24:16 PDT 2017


Under the 'Media' menu in VLC there is an 'open network stream' option.

You can input a URL for a stream in there and press play.


You may want to use a proxy or 'Torify' your connection to foreign
streams. The network service providers sometimes firewall protocols
or connections that are sensed to be audio or video.


> Can someone give me a concrete example of
> using vlc that way to view some specific free streaming content?
> Alan

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