Icecast is free software for streaming digital audio broadcasting.
Official site http://www.icecast.org
Installation example on Ubuntu/Debian:
sudo apt-get install icecast2 ices2
Editing the configuration file /etc/icecast2/icecast.xml
sudo /etc/init.d/icecast2 start
Open in browser: host:8000
Check the logs to see if everything is fine: /var/log/icecast2
www files are stored at: /usr/share/icecast2
Icecast uses tcp port 8000, so if there is a firewall, it must be open.
Copy music to any directory and create a playlist:
find /home/music ogg > /etc/ices2/playlist.txt
Copy the sample configuration file and configure it:
mkdir /etc/ices2 cp /usr/share/doc/ices2/examples/ices-playlist.xml /etc/ices2/ices-playlist.xml
Create a directory for logs:
Launch ices2, after which it will start streaming music from the playlist:
To run ices2 in the background, set in the config: 1.
To stop Ices2:
kill -9 "pidof ices2"