Icecast 2 Documentation Table of Contents

icecast 2.x - README

Icecast is a streaming media server which currently supports Ogg
Vorbis and MP3 audio streams. It can be used to create an Internet
radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in
between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added
relatively easily and supports open standards for commuincation and

Icecast is distributed under the GNU GPL, version 2. A copy of this
license is included with this software in the COPYING file.

icecast requires the following packages :

* libxml2 -
* libxslt -
* curl - (>= version 7.10 required)
* ogg/vorbis - (>= version 1.0 required)
* openssl - optional, enable if SSL support is desired

To build icecast on a Unix platform, perform the following :

   make install

To build and install this release.

A sample config file will be placed in /usr/local/etc (on UNIX) or in
the current working directory (on Win32) and is called icecast.xml

Documentation for icecast is available in the doc directory, by
viewing doc/index.html in a browser.

Please email us at, or come and see us 
at, channel #icecast, if you have any troubles.