Simple Mute Question (I Think)


 
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Simple Mute Question (I Think)

Is there any way to mute an application from the command line? Thanks for any help.
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It would probably depend on what audio server you are running.
If you are using the Alsa driver you can control it via the console by using the alsamixer command.

Some apps can be controlled via the command line, XMMS can be paused from the commandline,.
# xmms -u

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Smilie I'm sorry; I have no Unix experience at all. Let me give more details. I'm running Terminal on Mac OS X and I want to be able to use the "ps" or "top" command and be able to type something like "mute pid#"
Is something like this possible? Or is it lot more complicated than that?
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