[X2Go-User] Few questions with Windows client

Scott Balmos sbalmos at fastmail.fm
Wed Mar 28 04:46:55 CEST 2012

Do you happen to remember what was the latest version before the libssh move? I'll gladly check if there's an old build laying around somewhere.

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"John A. Sullivan III" <jsullivan at opensourcedevel.com> wrote:

>On Mon, 2012-03-26 at 20:44 -0700, John Williams wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Scott Balmos <sbalmos at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> <snip>>
>> > 2) More interestingly, I have Pulseaudio set to SSH tunnel, for the random
>> > time where I want audio playing over from my VM. Depending on the phase of
>> > the moon, I will hear the first tenth of a second of the KDE startup music,
>> > then nothing. Same with a song played in Amarok. Looking into the audio
>> > settings, the remote Pulseaudio server seems to drop off the valid devices
>> > list. I imagine Pulseaudio has lost the connection with the remote server on
>> > the Windows client. I don't know if it's a tunneling issue or not. Obviously
>> > everything works perfectly fine if there are no firewalls involved (e.g. I
>> > have my laptop at home, accessing the home VM locally).
>> >
>> > Any ideas, or pointers on what to debug where to provide more info? Thanks!
>> Those are two long existing bugs in the Windows client. I use the
>> following workarounds, but they are ugly:
>> 2) I disable the "Use ssh port forwarding to tunnel sound..." option.
>> Of course, this will not work if your connection is going through a
>> firewall.
>I believe sound used to work fine in the older clients.  I wonder if
>something broke in the the move to libssh.  We have a number of issues
>that seem to have degraded in the newer clients and they appear to all
>be ssh related - John

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