This is a little bit out-of-scope for a set of documentation articles about how to install and use Giocoso, but I wanted the chance to document what I think is a really cool way to use Giocoso: to have it run on a small PC somewhere inconspicuous (in my case, it's the loft, and it's a Raspberry Pi 4) and send its audio signal across the home network to my desktop PC, which happens to be hooked up to a relatively decent set of audio gear and speakers.
To be fair, it's not really Giocoso that's able to do this (which is why this is a little out of scope!): it's actually the PulseAudio sound system, which has network playback built-in (rather as x11 has the ability to send graphical data across a network). All Giocoso does is to hook in to these PulseAudio features... and exploit them, mercilessly! [...]