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where does the audio go to when I do a vnc session ?

Posted on 2014-12-17
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I can ssh  from my low powered laptop  to my powerfull server  linux system and start a vncserver.  

If I go to youtube I get the video on my laptop however no sound.  If the sound stays on my big powerfull server is there a way I can play it off the server ?    

My laptop does not have 16 gigs of ram and a new 4 core process, and 2 TB of disk space :) it would be nice to use all that  power instead of this  older 299$ laptop :)

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some don't support audio; might need to use something different to connect with instead of vnc server

Comparison of remote desktop software
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_remote_desktop_software#Features
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