Sound output across the network possibility

John Aldrich john at
Sun Feb 10 15:41:29 UTC 2008

On Sunday 10 February 2008, Stewart Williams wrote:
> Sorry if this has been asked before, but I thought someone may know the
> exact answer quickly.
> Computer A = Fedora 8
> Computer B = Fedora 8
> On Computer A I have headphones connected to my speaker jack and is
> where I listen to my music. However, I store also music on Computer B
> and have no speakers connected to the soundcard.
> What I want to know is, is it possible to say double click on an mp3
> file on Computer B and have it output the sound through my network to
> the headphones connected on Computer A's soundcard?
> And also (not essential) is this also possible if Computer A is running
> Windows?
> Thanks in advance.
Easiest way is to hook a cable from the output of computer B and put it in the 
input (Mic) jack of computer A. :-) I've done that before. Of course, if they 
are really not even in the same room, that's not going to be practical. 
However, if they are sitting right next to each other, that's the easiest way 
to accomplish it.

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