When you connect a remote computer using SSH, and start a media file with VLC, audio plays at remote host and video (if exists, converted to ASCII) is transferred over SSH to local client, which is kinda cool, I think. If you want to start VLC with GUI on remote, the DISPLAY environment variable should be set correctly.
Now when you run
vlc command, it starts with GUI mode on remote computer. Moreover, if you want to launch it in full-screen mode, you may set
vlc -f mediafile
It has been a month since I started working at National Center for High Performance Computing of Turkey. This center provides computing resources for scientific researches and R&D department of industrial companies.
I am a part time employer here, and truth to be told, I have no specific job description. I am obligated to run routine tasks, such as checking host and network status several times a day. I also answer emails and phone calls for technical support.
Fortunately that is only the partial of my job. Continue reading “A Month in High Performance Computing Center”