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esdcat(1)							   User Commands							 esdcat(1)

NAME
esdcat - play a sound file from stdin SYNOPSIS
esdcat [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-h] [-m] [-r freq] DESCRIPTION
The esdcat application pipes data from stdin to the sound device, using the Enlightened Sound Daemon (esd). OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -s hostname:portContact the esd server on hostname at port. -b Specify that the output should be in 8-bit format. By default, the output is in 16-bit format. -h Display help text, and exit. -m Specify that the output should be in mono format. By default, the output is in stereo format. -r freq Specify that the output rate should be set to freq. By default, the output rate is set to 44.1 kHz. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Playing a sound file "beep" from stdin example% esdcat < beep EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/esdcat Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound piper ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-audio | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
esdplay(1), esdrec(1), esdsample(1), esdmon(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3) NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003. SunOS 5.10 7 Jan 2003 esdcat(1)

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esdcat(1)                                                          User Commands                                                         esdcat(1)

NAME
esdcat - play a sound file from stdin SYNOPSIS
esdcat [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-h] [-m] [-r freq] DESCRIPTION
The esdcat application pipes data from stdin to the sound device, using the Enlightened Sound Daemon (esd). OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -s hostname:portContact the esd server on hostname at port. -b Specify that the output should be in 8-bit format. By default, the output is in 16-bit format. -h Display help text, and exit. -m Specify that the output should be in mono format. By default, the output is in stereo format. -r freq Specify that the output rate should be set to freq. By default, the output rate is set to 44.1 kHz. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Playing a sound file "beep" from stdin example% esdcat < beep EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/esdcat Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound piper ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-audio | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
esdplay(1), esdrec(1), esdsample(1), esdmon(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3) NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003. SunOS 5.10 7 Jan 2003 esdcat(1)
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