[ubuntu-uk] Streaming Audio - Cross-Platform

Grant Sewell dcglug at thymox.co.uk
Mon Sep 20 23:12:04 BST 2010

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 21:51:36 +0100
Daniel Case wrote:

> I'm not quite sure where this should be asked as it is a
> cross-platform thing. I am fed up of listening to my (Windows XP)
> gaming computer through headphones so I want to get it hooked to the
> stereo.
> Rather than use a heck of a lot of wire, I can sit my Ubuntu 9.10
> netbook on top of the stereo and stream the audio across WiFi. So,
> ideally what I am after is something to capture the outgoing audio on
> the Windows computer, stream it across the wifi to the Ubuntu netbook
> and finally play it through the speakers.
> I will of course need it to be cross-platform too, does anybody have
> any ideas?
> Daniel

Pulse Audio to the rescue!


Please bear in mind that I have never done this, nor even tried it.


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