Re: [LAU] Uniting Windows and Linux audio worlds.

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To: Tobiah <toby@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 2:36 am

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Tobiah wrote:

> I think that I've mentioned this is the

I'll share what my setup is also, using Linux and Windows 7
side-by-side. I have them running on separate machines, each with its
own monitor. I have a single mouse & keyboard, connected to my Linux

Now here's the cool part: on the Windows box, I run VNC server. On the
Linux side, I use a utility called x2vnc. I start x2vnc up and connect
to the VNC server on Windows and voila! It's like having a twin
monitor setup, I can easily move the mouse between monitors now, and
the keyboard follows the mouse, no KVM needed (I have the keyboard &
mouse going into a KVM switch, actually, but that's only for

All of my sequencing, recording & mixing is done on Linux, Windows is
for hosting samplers. I send MIDI over IP from Linux to Windows (using
QMidiNet on Linux and IpMIDI on Windows) to playback Kontakt or EWQL
or whatever (hosted in Reaper), and audio comes back into Linux via
SPDIF and Lightpipe (ADAT), so all of the audio plays back through
Linux and my monitoring system, regardless of the source.

Brett W. McCoy --
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden; If I were to divulge it,
it would overturn the world."
    -- Jelaleddin Rumi
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[LAU] Uniting Windows and Linux audio worlds., Tobiah, (Tue Nov 8, 1:19 am)
Re: [LAU] Uniting Windows and Linux audio worlds., Brett McCoy, (Tue Nov 8, 2:36 am)
Re: [LAU] Uniting Windows and Linux audio worlds., Brett McCoy, (Tue Nov 8, 11:26 am)