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esddsp [options] player args

Reroute non-esd audio data through esd. This permits you to control all the audio on the system using only esd.


-s, --server=servername:port

Host name of the server where esd is running. The default is localhost.

-h, --help

Show help message.

-m, --mixer

Use esd as a mixer.

-n, --name=player

Specify name of player.

-v, --verbose

Verbose output: show parameters.


Use memory-mapping emulation. Good for memory-intensive applications such as 3-D games.

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