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Anyone using Audacious?

Postby _h_ » Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:20 am

Just a question for anyone using Audacious. Before I switched to Mint, I was using Windows 7 and Winamp.

Winamp was only using less than 5kb of my bandwidth and was more heavy than this program, and Audacious on Mint is using near 30kb just to stream the same Shoutcast playlist.

Anyone else noticing a high bandwidth usage with Audacious?

System network monitor without Audacious running:


System network monitor with Audacious running:

OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Beta 1 64bit

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Re: Anyone using Audacious?

Postby distoaddict » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:10 pm

i used to use audacious with streamtuner.i now use tunapie and vlc.This appears to use less bandwidth.
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Re: Anyone using Audacious?

Postby vrkalak » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:15 pm

I use Audacious2 to listen to streaming radio mostly.

Works great ... boots and plays in 2-3 seconds ...
I haven't noticed any unusual high bandwidth. It's usually pretty light-weight.
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Re: Anyone using Audacious?

Postby grimdestripador » Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:44 pm

perhaps one is kb and the other kB.

System monitor claims KiB, which is ever stranger Kibi-Byte

with 8 bits per byte, perhaps 5*8=40 kB. With the correction factor that windows uses base 1000 (read kilo), and most linux uses 1024 (read kibi).

Lets work this backwards and find your windows bandwidth. It looks to average from you pic is just under 40, lets say 35 KiB.
(35[kib/s])*(1/8 [B/b])*(1000 k/1024 ki)=4.272[kilobyte/s]

It seems reasonable.

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