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3.1. Receive a stream with VLC

3.1.1. Receive an unicast stream

% vlc -vvv udp:

3.1.2. Receive a multicast stream

% vlc -vvv udp:@

where is the multicast IP address you want to join .

3.1.3. Receive an HTTP/FTP/MMS stream

Use one of the following command lines :

% vlc -vvv http://example/

    where http://example/ is the HTTP address of the stream ;

% vlc -vvv ftp://example/

    where ftp://example/ is the FTP address of the stream ;

% vlc -vvv mms://

    where mms:// is the MMS address of the stream .