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From Robert Dinse <nan...@eskimo.com>
Subject Re: Audio Centos 6
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:49:08 GMT

      The only RDP protocol I have on Centos6 is Xrdp and I have not been able
to get audio to work with it on any of my machines yet.

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On Sun, 3 Mar 2019, Mike Jumper wrote:

> Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2019 11:54:40 -0800
> From: Mike Jumper <mjumper@apache.org>
> Reply-To: user@guacamole.apache.org
> To: user@guacamole.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Audio Centos 6
> 
> On Sun, Mar 3, 2019, 02:46 Robert Dinse <nanook@eskimo.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>  ...
>>       So on Centos 6 at least this would explain why audio isn't working.
>> It does not fail however when run through x2go.  X2go tunnels audio over
>> ssh but the exact details of how it does this I am not familiar.  I don't
>> need to add that line for audio to work with x2go.
>
>
> Yes, many things are different from VNC and x2go is one of them. It's not
> really a constructive comparison.
>
> VNC does not tunnel audio. It's simply not part of the protocol. For
> Guacamole to be able to provide audio when VNC is being used as the backend
> remote desktop protocol, Guacamole must connect separately to PulseAudio
> over the network. This means PulseAudio needs to be configured to (1)
> accept network connections and (2) send audio over the sink associated with
> those connections.
>
> There are other remote desktop protocols and servers (Windows RDP, for
> example) which do support audio natively and don't require a separate
> backend audio connection. That is not relevant to VNC.
>
> - Mike
>

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