[K12OSN] Java applet audio

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Oct 20 14:00:54 UTC 2008

You do realize that K12LTSP 6 hasn't been supported for nearly a year, 
right?  You're asking for a system compromise here.

If you want something that *is* supported, and looks just like K12LTSP 
6, then K12LTSP 5.0EL is strongly recommended.

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Erich Lantz wrote:
> Has anyone been able to get audio directed to client workstations from 
> Java applets? I'm administering an ESL lab based on K12LTSP 6, using 
> ESD sound. All other audio apps work fine on the workstations, but 
> anything Java-based stubbornly attempts to play through the server.
> One of the main Java applets on which the lab depends is the audio 
> bulletin board from the Gong Project:
> http://gong.ust.hk/
> Interestingly, I can get Java audio redirected to the clients using an 
> LTSP configuration of Ubuntu; this distro uses PulseAudio, and with it 
> I need to invoke Firefox with 'padsp firefox'. This gets the sound 
> playing on the clients, but it's almost too sluggish (long wait for 
> startup) to be useful.
> I can always dedicate a couple of freestanding machines for use with 
> Java stuff, but it would make for a more seamless student experience 
> if these apps were available on all lab machines.
> Thanks!
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