[nas] Say yes to $AUDIODEV

James Lee list at oxdrove.co.uk
Tue Jun 26 02:45:54 MDT 2012

On 24/06/12, 15:06:29, Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us> wrote regarding
Re: [nas] Say yes to $AUDIODEV:


> > I want to redirect the audio output of Firefox when running on a remote
> > machine, obviously $DISPLAY handles the visual.  From what I can tell
> > nasd needs an NAS aware program and FF isn't.

> there's a program floating around called audiooss that might do what
> you want.  it's a wrapper library that intercepts the open() of
> /dev/audio, and redirects it to nas code

I found an old copy: audiooss_1.0.0.orig.tar.gz, from Debian's archives.
It compiles and works (Solaris 10u10, Firefox 13.0.1) as 10 years ago.

Thank you for the hint, Paul.  I no longer need a laptop beside me to
hear the Internet.


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