How to install icecast KH on CentOS 7 Server

Download latest source code for IceCast KH server from

At the time of writing this post, latest version is 2.4.0-kh15

If you get error related to “XSLT configuration could not be found”, see configure: error: XSLT configuration could not be found

You need a non root user to run icecast, create a user

Copy the sample conif file

Switch to user icecast

Create folders for logs

To start icecast, run

Edit icecast.xml, set the password and ports as required.

To autostart icecast on server boot, check Autostart icecast using systemd.

See icecast

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One thought on “How to install icecast KH on CentOS 7 Server

  • Good instruction with a few errors.

    The commands
    cp -R /usr/local/src/icecast-kh-icecast-2.4.0-kh13/admin/ /home/icecast/admin/
    cp -R /usr/local/src/icecast-kh-icecast-2.4.0-kh13/web/ /home/icecast/web/

    should point to kh15

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