Encapsulate an h264 AAC video into an mpegts container, and segment it into chunks and create an m3u8 file for HTTP live streaming.

#!/bin/bash

# ffmpeg http live streaming
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# encapsulate an h264 aac video into an mpegts container
# and segment it into chunks and create an m3u8 file for http live streaming
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ffmpeg -i eq_1.mp4 -vcodec copy -acodec copy -vbsf h264_mp4toannexb -hls_time 10 -hls_list_size 999999999 output.m3u8


# add the mime types for apache
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# edit the /etc/mime.types file on linux mint
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sudo vim /etc/mime.types

# add the following mime types to the end of the /etc/mime.types file
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video/MP2T            ts
application/x-mpegURL m3u8


# restart apache
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sudo apachectl restart