[ardour-users] Jack over LAN?

Christopher Boggs c.boggs at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 06:54:37 PST 2006

This is how I do it - XWin32-lx local X server running on my XP box, I use
putty with SSH and X fowarding to login from the XP box to the Linux box and
run xterm, then run ardour


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[mailto:ardour-users-bounces at lists.ardour.org] On Behalf Of lawrence iviani
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 7:07 AM
To: ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
Subject: Re: [ardour-users] Jack over LAN?

On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 04:17:42PM +0100, Lars Tobias B?rsting wrote:
> "Alex Polite" <notmyprivateemail at gmail.com
<mailto:notmyprivateemail at gmail.com> > writes:
> > Is it possible to have ardour connect to a jack server running on
> > another computer.
> This would require the jack server on your closet-computer to listen on 
> a network socket, which it can't to my knowledge. In any case, you will
> not get very low latency audio support over Ethernet.
> > At home I have a fast headless server in a closet and use a somewhat 
> > slow laptop as a terminal. It would be great if could run ardour on
> > the server but have it use the X server and the audio server on my
> > laptop.
If you use an ssh connection with X tunneling.... ( e.g. ssh -X
user at myserver) X server is running on your laptop, but jack run on the
If i'm not wrong, you want only have a remote access to your server.  
If you need acquisition too try http://netjack.sourceforge.net/
The latest version is here:

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