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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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esdsample [options] < file

Sample audio using esd.


-s servername:port

Set the EsounD server to be used.


Eight bit output.


Monophonic output.


Set the sample rate in bits per second.


Set the duration of the sample in seconds.

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