[K12OSN] Sound on terminals

jim phillips jcphill at psci.net
Thu Sep 23 23:42:03 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 02:31, Trond Ruud Maehlum wrote:
> >> I did a quick try with sound on my terminals. The terminals are Dell
> >> Optiplex PC's with PCI soundcard. I use K12LTSP 4.0.1, and haven't
> >> changed anything in lts.conf. It looks like sound is enabled with Y and
> >> nasd in the config file. 
> >> 
> >> Sound does not work. Not in KDE, not in Gnome and not in IceWM.
> >> 
> >> When I try to stream webradio through xmms I get output plugin failure.
> >> When I log on to KDE it says /dev/dsp does not exist.
> >I have the same results, but today I found that the sound works for
> >tuxmath and tuxtype.
> Hmm. You're right. This happens here as well. So sound does work for some programs. Now, how to get it  working for other programs as welll?
> I use a few educational programs in wine. Is it possible to play sounds through wine on terminals?
Yes! I was able to run rosetta stone (language tutor) via wine on
Mandrake. I connected to the Mandrake box from a k12ltsp client.  At
that time the sound worked on th client. I would like to do more with
rosetta stone but must first make the sound to work on k12ltsp 4.

> Also, I would like to get sound in xmms and mplayer as well.
> Regards 
> Trond Mæhlum
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