OT: sound cards on remote machines?

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 20:12:57 UTC 2014

On 22.11.2014 20:07, poma wrote:
> On 22.11.2014 18:34, Mike Wright wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I need help understanding sound cards and remote machines.
>> If I use rdesktop to connect to a remote machine and I start a music or 
>> video player there, does the remote machine need to have a sound card in 
>> order form me to be able to play the sound locally (where there is a 
>> sound card)?
>> I hope that makes sense.
>> TIA,
>> Mike Wright
> If you have a sufficiently long speaker cables. :)
> You can always try using Cat5/6 cable as audio cable also, although this is a bit too short for internets.
> Perhaps it's enough just to direct the sound to network, something like a stream.

Yeah, this is something related to client/server software, 
not particularly related to server machine sound hardware.
google: rdp necessary to install audio hardware

And probably applies to all remote desktop solutions independent of platform.

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