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How to Install Flussonic Streaming Server on Linux

  • Last Updated : 07 Mar, 2022

Flussonic is a Software company in Moscow, Russia. It offers a complete solution for streaming media. Flussonic is a leading provider of video streaming solutions. Flussonic stream servers are used to stream video and audio from a variety of sources to a variety of destinations. Thousands of companies use Flussonic to stream their video and audio content to the Internet.

In this article, we are going to learn how we can install a Flussonic media server on our Linux machine.

Stepwise Installation of Flussonic media Server on Linux

Step 1: Setting up GPG keys for Flussonic Media Server using the Package Manager

Open up the terminal and run the following command:

sudo wget -q -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/flussonic.gpg http://apt.flussonic.com/binary/gpg.key

sudo su -c ‘echo “deb http://apt.flussonic.com binary/” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/flussonic.list’

Output:

adding gpg keys

Running the above command will result in the following output:

It will fetch the GPG keys for Flussonic Media Server and add the source to the list of sources.

Step 2: Installing Flussonic Media Server and necessary dependencies

sudo apt update
sudo apt -y install flussonic flussonic-transcoder

Output:

flussonic media server installed

The above command will install Flussonic Media Server and the necessary dependencies.

Step 3: Starting Flussonic Media Server

sudo service flussonic start

This will start the Flussonic Media Server locally on our Linux machine.

Step 4: Launching Flussonic Media Server

Open up the browser and go to http://FLUSSONIC-IP:80/, where FLUSSONIC-IP is the IP address of the machine where you installed the Flussonic server.

To check the IP address of your Linux machine, run the following command:

hostname -I | awk '{print $1}'

Output:

FLUSSONIC-IP

Example:

Here, my IP is 172.16.239.1, so I will paste the link as follows:

http://172.16.239.1:80/

Output:

successfully launched flussonic media server

Note: Here, you have to enter the license key that you have received and the Administrator’s username and password that you are actually going to use.

Step 5: To check the status of the Flussonic media Server, run the following command in the terminal:

sudo service flussonic status

Output:

the server is active and running

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