Ubuntu – Recording the radio streaming of Radiotray or Rhythmbox


I have checked the other questions before asking this one.

I am using radiotray for the streaming and wish to record the streams of di.fm.

I tried the trick with pulseaudio volume settings for recording and radiotray doesn't show up there. I am using 12.04 ubuntu.

Is there any way for recording from say rhythmbox with some plugin or radiotray with any other method?

Best Answer

Rhythmbox plugin

Yes - its certainly possible in 12.04.

I've been porting a few rhythmbox v0.x plugins to work with rhythmbox v2.9x - for example v2.96 used in 12.04 Ubuntu.

One GTK3 port is Radio-Browser

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It is packaged in my rhythmbox PPA (link) below.

Alternatively, you can clone the GitHub repository and install:


sudo apt-get install git streamripper gir1.2-gconf-2.0
git clone https://github.com/fossfreedom/radio-browser
cd radio-browser

Finally, launch Rhythmbox, activate the global menu (move your mouse to the top of the screen) - Edit - Plugins - Internet Radio Station Browser

Issues with this on GitHub not AskUbuntu or Launchpad - thanks.

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