sound from thin clients playing on server speakers
dbclin at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 21:26:45 GMT 2008
On Sun, 2008-03-09 at 18:44 +0000, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> > Scratch is a bit unusual (scratch.mit.edu/ - it's a programming
> > environment for kids) in that it's really a Windows executable running
> > in Linux under Squeak (see
> > http://scratch.mit.edu/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=275). I think there was
> > something else being misdirected but can't remember right now.
> The supported applications know how to deal with the ESPEAKER (or PULSE)
> environment variables and act accordingly. Not all applications know how
> to do this (flash used not to, though can work now) and they therefore will
> always just output sound to the server sound card.
> You could file a bug, but if this is a windows executable running in WINE,
> I'm not sure what chance you have. Perhaps you could ask on the wine
> mailing list whether they would support PulseAudio and/or the ESPEAKER
> setup. That's the most likely place this would be sorted out for windows
I've read that the Scratch people have their sites on a native Linux
version anyway, so I'd probably be better off just waiting. It's
actually not running under Wine, but the Squeak virtual machine.
Thanks for your help.
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