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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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esdcat [options] < file

Send audio data from the specified file (usually a pipe) to a sound device using the Enlightened Sound Daemon.


-s servername

Hostname of the server where esd is running. The default is localhost.


Output eight-bit sound.


Output monophonic sound.

-r rate

Specify the sample rate of the output.

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