How To Play Web Radio Streams Using Native Music Suite on N9/N950

Nov 17, 2011


So here is the smallest possible thing what you need to do, in order to use the native music-suite application to play web radio streams and to have a kewl shortcut on your home screen. No need for 3rd party internet radio apps.

For now you will need to have a developer mode enabled for transferring the desktop file.

1) create a radiorock.desktop file on your desktop machine with following content:

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Radio Rock

2) transfer the radiorock.desktop to ~/.local/share/applications/ using scp

Now you will have a desktop shortcut on home screen which will open the web stream defined in X-Maemo-Fixed-Args field inside the desktop file.


Source Maemo.Org

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