Install shoutcast server on CentOS server

Shoutcast is a free-of-charge audio homesteading solution. It permits anyone on the internet to broadcast audio from their PC to listeners across the Internet or any other IP-based network.

Installing procedure.

First we need to create a shoutcast user

1.) Login to root
2.) adduser shoutcast
3.) passwd shoutcast

Now it will ask for a new password set this and remember it.

Now login as the new shoutcast user.

Lets take shoutcast from nullsoft:


extract shoutcast:

tar -zxvf shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6.tar.gz

rm -rf shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6.tar.gz

mv shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6 shoutcast

cd shoutcast

How to configure shoutcast?

your going to want to edit the shoutcast configuration.

pico sc_serv.conf
nano sc_serv.conf


uncomment AdminPassword and set an admin password.

Now at this point you can go through the settings and change them to what you want or you can save and start shoutcast and it will work perfectly.

to save crtl+x

Start the server.

./sc_serv sc_serv.conf

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