[nas] A couple questions...

Erik Auerswald auerswal at unix-ag.uni-kl.de
Thu Nov 8 13:25:14 MST 2007


On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 02:46:58PM -0500, Michael Wozniak wrote:
> What exactly is NAS designed for?

AFAIK to enable sound on X terminals, i.e. start audio software on one
computer and send the output to the terminal. It is modelled after X
windows and the networking code is based on X.

> If I want to play sound from multiple
> computers on one computer, similar to how synergy works to combine
> monitor's, keyboards, and mice, can NAS do that?

This can be done as well. You start a NAS server on the output computer
and tell all the other computers to use that server.

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