[RDD] Listen to remote audio over ssh

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Aug 12 13:34:27 EDT 2008


On Tuesday 12 August 2008 13:14, Michael wrote:
> I was looking for something a little simpler, like:
>
> ssh user at remotehost "cat music.wav" | mplayer -

try:

ssh user at remotehost "cat music.wav" | play -t wav -

>
> Which seems to work fine on a machine with mplayer installed.  I don't
> have it on this particular machine, but I do have play (part of sox) but
> I don't seem to be able to pipe to it.
>
> Michael

does that work for you?

all the best,

drew
>
> On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 11:54 -0400, drew Roberts wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 August 2008 11:10, Michael wrote:
> > > Every now and then I need to check a remote audio file.  I can ssh into
> > > a Rivendell server, and I can see the .wav files in /var/snd.  I can
> > > ssh -X.  I cannot mount the remote drive.  All I want to do is to be
> > > able to listen to a file on my local PC speaker.  No editing, no
> > > scheduling, no lists, nothing fancy.  Just listen to the file.  And I
> > > don't
> > > particularly want to download the file to the local machine.
> > >
> > > I tried using rdlibrary and it comes up on my machine OK, but I cannot
> > > hear the audio locally.  I also have to be able to do this on
> > > non-Rivendell machines, so even running rdlibrary won't really serve
> > > the purpose.
> > >
> > > Any ideas?  Preferably quick and easy?
> >
> > You building some tunnels when you ssh in? That might be the first thing
> > I would look at. Or netjack? Or play to file to a caster and send it to
> > icecast and listen to it that way.
> >
> > If you need more help, try and hunt me down in irc.
> >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Michael
> >
> > all the best,
> >
> > drew
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