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Using VLC to Stream Live Video to Your LAN

  • Episode 360
  • August 12, 2014

Robbie demonstrates how to use VLC to stream a live video stream (a webcam in our demo) over RTSP using nothing more than VLC on Linux.

We're still using the Logitech C920 webcams for our main camera this week. Feel free to buy one too!

Topics Covered:

  • {play 3:06}Kelsey Jensen and Robbie Ferguson talk about their activities, and Studio D.
  • {play 8:03}On to welcome newly registered viewers, and the Viewer Location Map.
  • {play 13:00}Tackling a few viewer questions.
  • {play 15:17}Feature: Using VLC to Stream Live Video to your LAN. (part 1)
  • {play 24:52}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
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  • {play 39:25}Feature: Using VLC to Stream Live Video to your LAN. (part 2)
  • {play 48:04}Viewer question: How can I stream video using an Apple MacBook Pro?
  • {play 54:18}Category5.TV Stickers Giveaway
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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Kelsey Jensen



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