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

dcw dwoody1 at charter.net
Tue Jan 13 11:53:53 UTC 2009


On Sunday 11 January 2009 1:25 am, Brian McKerr wrote:
> Try NX from nomachine.com. The Free version FreeNX is in the centos extras
> repo.

Had to do a second install on the remote computer (I probably did something
wrong the first time) but everything that I needed to work, does work.

I even have sound to my local computer from the remote computer via a windows
application running with wine  on the remote computer.

Thanks for your recommendation.

David

> ----- "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-remo
> >te-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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