[K12OSN] sound advice K12LTSP with Windows Terminal Server 2003

David Trask dtrask at vcsvikings.org
Sat Feb 18 01:33:01 UTC 2006

Oh....one more thing...I'm using IceWM too.....(this sometimes makes a

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Friday, February 17, 2006 at 8:31 PM +0000 wrote:
>I need some ideas.
>I have a K12LTSP network with a mix of terminals, but my lab and the
>library are all LTSP Term 150's from disklessworkstations.com.  My
>issue....getting sound to work well on the K12LTSP terminals from within
>the Windows Terminal Server session.  
>Background:  I have nasd enabled in lts.conf and in Linux....everything
>works....Flash, MPlayer....games....everything.  If I type   rdesktop -f
>-a 16 -d vcsnet -r sound 10..0.7.253     and log in....I get
>sound....albeit very choppy and with considerable delay.
>Today I was off-site with my Ubuntu laptop and I figured "what the
>heck"....I tried to get sound working in an rdesktop session by typing the
>command above with an external IP to access my server and lo' and behold
>the sound worked great!  Now granted....we're talking local install vs.
>terminal.....and we're also dealing with esd and possibly gstreamer...etc.
>vs. nasd.   
>Does anyone out there have sound from Windows Terminal services working
>alright through their terminals....and if so....how'd you do it? 
>Also....any advice on what I can try....I'm open to trying new sound ideas
>so long as it'll work with Flash.
>David N. Trask
>Technology Teacher/Director
>Vassalboro Community School
>dtrask at vcsvikings.org
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David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Director
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcsvikings.org

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