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Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 8 months ago

#1692 new enhancement

usb forwarding

Reported by: Antoine Martin Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: future
Component: core Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:

Description

We usually forward devices using an abstraction:

  • audio is forwarded as streams (#246 and older)
  • printers are virtualized (#598)
  • input devices can be mapped to uinput virtual devices (#1611)

etc

But this doesn't work for all device types, some users may want to be able to access more esoteric devices remotely.

For that, we could use:

  • usbip: a general USB device sharing system over IP network
  • UsbRedir (from spice): a network protocol for sending usb device traffic over a network connection (supported in qemu)

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/1692

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