Streaming server / YouTube

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Mon May 25 23:10:29 UTC 2009

On 25 mei 2009, at 19:16, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

>> I have some short movies (a la YouTube) that I would like to show  
>> as video streams. Presenting them by download is messing up my  
>> bandwidth (...).
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> Can someone tell me if there is a simple solution installing such a  
>> stream service/server into FreeBDS 7.2?
> somehow i can't understand you
> do you mean installing FreeBSD for this will use less bandwidth?
> about your question - simply use FTP or HTTP for this. This will be  
> RIGHT solution, contrary to youtube nonsense that prevents any  
> caching or simply
> downloading movie by forcing you to use their flash player.
> fortunately we have /usr/ports/www/youtube_dl :)

without that youtube nonsense there wouldn't be a youtube anymore
it's a copyright agreement not to store the videos on someone's  
while watching...

they even offer their own download options at


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