Unfiltered feed from Al Jazeera

If you are running Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you can watch the raw feed from Al Jazeera using this script:

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rtmpdump -v -r rtmp://livestfslivefs.fplive.net/livestfslive-live/ -y “aljazeera_en_veryhigh” -a “aljazeeraflashlive-live” -o -| mplayer –
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Save the preceding into a file called for example, aljazeera.sh and change the permissions to x (chmod +x aljazeera.sh) and then you can run it as ./aljazeera.sh


  1. Does not work:

    RTMPDump v2.3
    (c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL
    Connecting …
    WARNING: HandShake: client signature does not match!
    INFO: Connected…
    ERROR: rtmp server sent error
    ERROR: rtmp server requested close

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