Love some of the technology coming out of the East. The SopCast player is revolutionising streaming video on low-bandwidth.There is both a CLI version and a GUI front-end which will hopefully spur developers to produce regional variations. P2P has the potential to liberate us all from the shackles of national broadcasters and greedy pay-channels, especially in poorer developing countries. P2P also represents an ingenious way around state censorship and propoganda machines. Viva Linux Freedom.
echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jason-scheunemann/ppa/ubuntu `lsb_release -cs` main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list && sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys CD30EE56
Now that the repositories are installed issue the following commands to install sopcast-player:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install sopcast-player
In certain countries you may need to install the Medibuntu repositories to satisfy the VLC dependency requirement.
Use the following command to install the version of Medibuntu relevant to your Ubuntu release:
sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list && sudo apt-get -q update && sudo apt-get --yes -q --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get -q update
Additional installation instructions can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu.
If you’re running Karmic you will probably have to install libstdc++5. Here is how.
Link to Ubuntu Forums Sopcast thread