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can internet radio stations been played in linux, i've a few different players , but none can play the links. This is really easy in windows.
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Amarok works just fine for me. In fact I am listening to an "oldies but goodies" station as we speak.
I am using KDE but there are players in Gnome that will do the same thing.
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Rhythmbox will do it in Gnome (Main edition of Linux Mint).
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Rhythmbox is what I use to listen to Internet radio stations. I have a short list of my favorite 58 stations right now. Rhythmbox comes preloaded with a few stations to get everyone started. You probably already have your list of favorite feeds, and they can be quickly and easily added into your menu.
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I linked through to http://www.theclassicalstation.org
, from there to their listen page, and selected their MP-3 feed.
The movie player loaded it up and played it.
I did not try their Ogg Vorbis feed
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I use RealPlayer. I went to shoutcast.com and downloaded lots of stream links to an Internet Radio folder I created in /home. Then open them in RealPlayer and add to Favorites. Works great. (It's the only thing I use RealPlayer for, really). I've also used Rhythmbox.
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Shoutcast is terrific. try also streamtuner-tunapie and also VLC has that capability.
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If you have specific stations in mind, it might be a problem of Firefox not knowing how to play it. You can either search Synaptic for "mozilla" and add mozilla-kaffeine to get kaffeine working, or go to addons.mozilla.org and add the extension "mediaplayerconnectivity"
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