[pulseaudio-discuss] How to PA -> PA
davidk at lysator.liu.se
Wed Jun 18 06:44:47 PDT 2008
I have a similar thing I do sometimes. I log on to my server from the
laptop to run a music player on the server and I want the sound output
on the laptop.
I tried streaming directly back over the ssh connection, but I
couldn't get it to not stutter. But running a temporary pulseaudio on
the server with a tunnel back worked.
This is probably not the solution to the original question in this
thread, but I thought I'd show what I did anyway.
I run a script called qlremote to run quodlibet on the server:
ssh server -R 14713:localhost:4713 ql
On the server, ql is a script that sets up PA and runs quodlibet:
pulsetunnel is a short name for the longer command
pulseaudio -n \
-L "module-native-protocol-unix" \
-L "module-tunnel-sink server=localhost:14713 sink=alsa_output.pci_8086_284b_sound_card_0_alsa_playback_0 format=s16le channels=2 rate=44100 sink_name=tunnel.krank channel_map=front-left,front-right" \
This works rather well, even from over the internet. But it would be
nice if there were a simpler way...
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