Headless OBPlayer

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OpenBroadcaster code supports headless system for audio and video playout. Run without a sound card to create Icecast mount points for streaming.


  1. Grab OpenBroadcaster Player code from GitHub.
  2. Install/extract on a linux system and start with -H (headless)
  3. To further configure OBPlayer Default //localhost:23233 user=admin pass=admin

SETTING UP Streaming

  1. From player dashboard's Streaming Tab, enter IP of Icecast server, port, mountpoint and password
  2. Check enable Streaming
  3. Restart player

Mountpoint will be automatically created on local Icecast server.

Note that *nothing needs to be run as root here once things are setup*

See Youtube Live Streaming