This thing does it all:

thank you

„Microsoft is the Empire. Apple is the Rebels. We are the Ewoks.“


# tested on
cat /etc/debian_version
uname -a
Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u1 (2016-09-03) i686 GNU/Linux

# had a little trouble installing it under Debian8 because it is not in the main repositories
# but basically what you do

sudo bash; # become root

mkdir /software/webradio; # this is to keep some order

cd /software/webradio; # use what we just created

wget; # download

dpkg -i streamtuner2-2.1.9.deb; # and realize it fails with some python dependencies

aptitude install streamtuner2; # let it complete the job :)

# and while we are at it, if you want to do the recording you will need streamripper as well
apt-get install streamripper; # install streamripper

wget; # download webradio playlist file

cat 100xr-he-aac.pls; # check for ip:port/url File1=

streamripper; # start recording

# 100 XR - The Net's #1 Rock Station!!! HE-AAC stream ROCKSSS!

How to add your own stations:

it is actually DRAG AND DROP MY FRIEND 😀




is an internet radio browser. It looks up the

categorized music stations from various directory services:

It mimics the older streamtuner 0.99.99 application in look and feel. But it’s
an independent rewrite and runs on Python; is therefore easier to extend.
program window screenshot

Meanwhile it works mostly stable and most functions are implemented. It
isn’t optimized for speed however. Also it will always consume more
memory than the original C implementation. And Pygtk makes it slightly
less speedy.

Unlike the original it loads favicons for music stations, and gives a friendlier
overview. The station lists and table columns are less configurable currently.
It’s supposed to support a wider array of audio formats and players. For station
recording it still chains to streamripper. While some lists (DMOZ) only have
homepage links at the moment, others (like modarchive) provide direct download
The long awaited console-only mode is there, which allows to start playing individual
radios without invoking the GUI, and also supports exporting the station lists as JSON.
An experimental yp.shoutcast wrapper module for streamtuner1 is also there.

You can just download the installer,
extract and run the application as-is on most BSD/Linux systems. On Windows
it requires manual installation of Python+Gtk
(use this 33MB pkg:…)
first, and is not guaranteed to run.

The application is released into the Public Domain. It’s open source,
no strings attached.

other channel plugins

There are a few plugins which aren’t distributed with the default package.

Now available in the repo under contrib/.

Downloads Sources->Binaries:

distribution packages

Streamtuner2 has already been properly packaged for a few distributions. You
should rather use these packages than the autogenerated .deb/.rpms:


ST2 has also led to some by-products, like glc2 and

Revision history (source control management) is kept in a fossil repository.