[PlanetCCRMA] soundcard must be detected via local display before detected via vnc

Martin Harriss martin at Princeton.EDU
Wed Jan 16 13:07:00 2008

Bengt MÃ¥nsson wrote:
> Hi
> I prefer to use VNC to connect remotely to my linux audio box via LAN
> After each reboot I cannot see the soundcard in qjackctrl via VNC
> I have to login on a locally attached screen and start qjackctrl
> Then I can logout from that screen and everything works fine again via 
> VNC (until next reboot)
> I would like to remove that old screen and always just use my laptop as 
> display (which is very good)
> Please advise
> /Bengt

This is probably a permissions problem.  When you log in at the console 
the system arranges for the audio devices (amongst other things) to be 
owned by the user logging in.  When you VNC in this probably doesn't happen.