[gst-devel] gstreamer over vnc
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue May 23 04:18:04 CEST 2006
On 5/21/06, James Ashton <ashton_jj at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I am trying to use a vnc viewer to play audio (through the soundcard on
> the host machine) on a machine running fedora core 5. It seems i'm having
> some kind of permissions problem. for example when trying to use bmpx i get
> the error
> error [element: sink]
> gstalsasink.c(778): gst_alsasink_open (): /pipeline_file/sink: Playback
> open error: Permission denied
> I should point out that it runs fine if i log into the machine directly.
> If anyone could shed any light on this i would be very greatful
Unless the VNC protocol has changed since the last time I was working with
it, VNC does NOT support sound. (Sound and printing are probably the 2
biggest requests for extensions to the VNC protocol.)
So, with VNC, only graphics get sent to the remote machine. No sound.
Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
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supercanadian @ gmail.com
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