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Re: How to Play Two Audio streams to two different outputs?

On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 03:42:02PM -0600, Kent West wrote:
> We're wanting to use one Debian box to play two different audio streams 
> to two different systems: one playing music-on-hold for our general 
> telephone system, and one playing tips-and-updates for our Helpdesk 
> phone system (for simplification purposes, you can just think of the two 
> streams going to two different sets of speakers located in two different 
> rooms).
> I figure we'll need two sound cards, each driving its own set of speakers.

Since phone systems are mono, have you considered using the left and
right channels seperately for the audio sources? You might be able to
get by with some mixer software trickery to run L & R independently. 


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