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SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to radio on the Internet. Adopting P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology, It is very efficient and easy to use. Let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of a powerful server and vast bandwidth. You can build your own TV stations comparable with large commercial sites with minimal resources. Using SopCast, you can serve 10,000 online users with a personal computer and a home broadband connection.

linux sopcast playerSopCast Player is designed to be an easy to use Linux GUI front-end for the p2p streaming technology developed by SopCast. SopCast Player features an integrated video player, a channel guide, and bookmarks. Once SopCast Player is installed it simply "just works" with no required configuration.

If you haven't installed the medibuntu repository you should do so before installing SopCast Player, without it you will be unable to satisfy the VLC requirement. To add the Medibuntu repository, run the following commands in a terminal (for Ubuntu Karmic):
sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/karmic.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get update

If you see a message about an unsatisfiable dependency you will need to install one more package before you can continue
    • For 32-bit operating systems install this package
    • For 64-bit operating systems install this package
Download SopCast Player for Ubuntu:
-Sopcast 32bit
-Spauth 32bit

-Sopcast 64bit
-Spauth 64bit

For other Linux distributions, see the downloads HERE.

Update: Install Linux SopCast Player 0.4.0 In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx