Friday, September 14, 2012
Listen To Your Favorite Radio Stations From The Terminal - Ubuntu/Linux Mint
In this tip we will see how to use the terminal to listen to online radio stations. This will be possible with the help of "mplayer" and the IP address of the online radio station desired. If you haven't already installed mplayer on Ubuntu/Linux Mint, then do with this command:
sudo apt-get install mplayer
You can search and find here many IP addresses of radio stations. The IP address will be followed by the port number. Here is an example of an online radio station IP address:
So, the command to use in the terminal to listen to this online radio will be as follows:
You can now minimize the terminal window and enjoy listening to your favorite radio station. To stop it, you can simply press CTRL+C or just exit the terminal.