ssh to play remote files locally?

Janne Jokitalo astraljava at
Sun Nov 25 20:30:06 UTC 2007

tsai wrote:

Hi, please do trim your posts a bit. There were more than a hundred totally
unnecessary lines in your post.

>>> Hi when I conect with ssh, I can't seem to play files locally even though I
>>> use -X or -d. ?Anyone know why? ?I'm using Ubuntu 7.10 x86
>> What does 'play' mean here?    what kind of files?
> "play" means .mp3s, .iso, .avi files etc.  I can't seem to get them to
> play on the local machine after connecting.  They only play on the
> remote machine (host).

What are the commands exactly that you're using? It's a bit hard to try and
guess how things are being executed.


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