How to Watch P2P TV/Movie in Ubuntu

Updated: Jan. 3, 2011

1. Sopcast

Install SopCast Player to watch P2P TV/Movie

Go to the following page and download the two files and double click to install

http://code.google.com/p/sopcast-player/downloads/list

1. sp-auth 3.0.1 from sopcast.com for Debian based systems
sp-auth_3.0.1_i386.deb

2. SopCast Player 0.3 for Debian based systems
sopcast-player_0.3.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb

If you cannot get the channel guide, go to Preferences, change
http://www.sopcast.com/gchlxml
to
http://www.sopcast.cn/gchlxml
or change to
http://www.easetuner.com/gchlxml

What's SopCast?
SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to radio on the Internet. Adopting P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology, It is very efficient and easy to use. Let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of a powerful server and vast bandwidth. You can build your own TV stations comparable with large commercial sites with minimal resources. Using SopCast, you can serve 10,000 online users with a personal computer and a home broadband connection.

2. PPS.tv(PPStream)

If you can not install/use Sopcast, you can use PPStream TV (Chinese TVs only)

Download:
http://download.ppstream.com/ppstream_1.0.0-1_i386.deb

or here: http://code.google.com/p/linux-pps/downloads/list

Instruction:
http://www.pps.tv/about/6/364.html

If there is no sound, you need to set the audio device to "alsa"

For 64 bit version, see here:
http://thanhsiang.org/faqing/node/167

Veetle

http://veetle.com/index.php/download

Veetle is a venture-backed digital media company based in Silicon Valley. Started by a team of top-notch engineers who were former graduate students from Stanford University, Veetle provides the next generation live broadcasting platform that can deliver extremely cost-effective streams at a massive scale with unprecedented quality. This unique platform therefore enables content owners, broadcasters and websites to reach millions of concurrent viewers with the highest fidelity content possible, at little or no additional cost. Our Beta website is already attracting millions of visitors per month.

Server close

Server close all day.

Go to Prefereces, and change

Go to Prefereces, and change http://www.sopcast.com/gchlxml to
http://www.sopcast.cn/gchlxml

Although server is busy or

Although server is busy or down all the day what was the reason behind that?