X server remote login and sound
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Dec 22 14:09:42 PST 2006
Nagy László Zsolt wrote:
> Christian Walther wrote:
>> I'm not sure if sending uncompressed audio data over the network is
>> such a good idea.
> Are you sure that esd does not compress the data?
> By the way, esd can be used with any audio application. It can emulate
> a real soundcard. Example follows.
> On the server (where your real sound card is located):
> esd -promiscuous -tcp -pubic -port 1500
> On the client:
> esddsp -v -s 192.168.0.13:1500 mpg123 something.mp3
> The mpg123 program does not need to have ESD support. The esddsp
> program creates a fake pcm device before starting mpg123.
Why not just use the -C flag with ssh and port forward the port
using ssh as well (-L ...)? The only problem would be with sharing the
soundcard/port, since I'm not sure if only one user can connect and use
esd at one time. However, this can be setup per-user given a little
foreknowledge and planning.
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