[CentOS] Can sound be redirected from a remote computer to local computer?

Brian McKerr mailing at mckerrs.net
Sun Jan 11 07:25:35 UTC 2009


Try NX from nomachine.com. The Free version FreeNX is in the centos extras repo.


----- "partha chowdhury" <kira.laucas at gmail.com> wrote:

> dcw wrote:
> > I need to redirect the sound from a remote Centos 5.2 computer to my
> local 
> > Centos 5.2 computer. Both are i386 OS.
> > 
> > Searching the web and Centos web site has indicated that it is
> possible but I 
> > have not found any information about how to do it.
> > 
> > I am currently using ssh and/or vnc to display the remote computer
> locally. At 
> > this point, the sound is being played on the remote computer only.
> > 
> > Thanks for any help,
> > David
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> for this purpose you have to setup your local machine as a sound
> server. 
> i have set up succesfully using this tutorial, > 
> http://www.hackenberger.at/blog/gentoo-guides/how-to-play-sound-on-a-remote-server/
> 
> my scenario : two computers on the same private network
> 
> on the first computer , i copy the line export ARTS_SERVER=ip of
> second 
> machine:<port> to the currently logged in user's .bashrc file. Then
> play 
> any mp3 with mplayer with audio output chosen as arts.
> 
> on the second machine start artsd with artsd -n -u -p 5001 option ( 
> however please consider the security) and set up iptables or firewall
> to 
> make the second computer to accept request from first computer on port
> 5001.
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