Sharing artsd between two concurrent X sessions?

Arnold Krille arnold at
Sun May 11 20:55:53 BST 2003

On Sunday 11 May 2003 20:54, Helen Kroupenkin wrote:
> Is there a way to share artsd between two concurrent X
> sessions? When am running two X sessions as two
> different users concurrently ( startx and startx -- :1
> )  artsd starts successfully only during the first
> initialized session. At the start of the second
> session artsd complains that it can't open /dev/dsp,
> even if the first instance of artsd is already
> suspended at the first session. However, if I run two
> X sessions concurrently as the same user, everything
> works just fine. I am running RedHat 9 and KDE 3.1.1
> binaries from KDE for RedHat project
> ( Any help is
> greatly appreciated.

Use esd and:
- Either start your artsd inside esdshell,
- or use the arts-cvs and let them both play to esd...


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