MAN Solaris - esdplay (1)

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NAME

esdplay - play a sound file

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

esdplay [-h] [--help] [-s hostname:port] [-v] [--version] filename

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DESCRIPTION

The esdplay application plays a sound file using the Enlightened Sound Daemon (esd). The input data is read from the specified filename.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:

-h, --help Display help text, and exit.

-s hostname:port Contact the esd server on hostname at port. You can also specify this option as follows:

--server=hostname:port

-v, --version Display version information, and exit.

OPERANDS

The following operands are supported:

filename Specify the filename from which the input data should be read.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Playing sound file "beep"

example% esdplay 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/esdplay Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound player.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-audio
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

esdcat(1), esdmon(1), esdrec(1), esdsample(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3)

NOTES

Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006.

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SunOS 5.11 esdplay (1) 8 Jan 2003
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