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Live Streaming - Point to Point

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http://forums.opensuse.org – Here's what I want to do: I wonder if anyone here has any ideas. I want to stream *live* audio from one PC to another over the Internet. (The reason is for use as a backup Studio To Transmitter, or "STL," for my radio stations.) This would not be broadcast to the general public, so I don't need a 'Cast server on the Internet. I can do it with VOIP software, but the quality isn't very good. Most of the high-quality packages that I've seen are simple jukeboxes: they want you to give them a playlist of canned, already-recorded audio files, which they'll then stream. Most of them also want you to stream via a "'Cast" server on the Internet; they're not suitable for point to point (or seen from another view, I would be the "originating" server -- if I *was* streaming to the general public, people would be connecting directly to *my* server._ Put even more simply: I should be able to plug in a microphone, talk into it, and a remote computer at the other end of the link would play my voice through the speakers, live, with as little delay as possible. A couple of packages appear to be able to do the live streaming, but a extremely trick to setup and configure. (To be honest, as much as I hate to admit defeat, I haven't been able to get them to work.) Any ideas? Do we have anyone here who operates a live Internet radio station, rather than a simple "canned" playlist format? (Distributions)