[RDD] Listen to remote audio over ssh
atftb2 at alaska.net
Thu Aug 14 12:51:48 EDT 2008
drew Roberts wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 August 2008 14:21:47 Kevin Miller wrote:
>> drew Roberts wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 12 August 2008 13:14, Michael wrote:
>>>> I was looking for something a little simpler, like:
>>>> ssh user at remotehost "cat music.wav" | mplayer -
>>> ssh user at remotehost "cat music.wav" | play -t wav -
>> Can you explain that command to me?
> Perhaps... ~;-)
>> That is, the part after the pipe?
>> Is "play" a binary that lives somewhere?
> Play is a part of sox here I think.
So it is - I should have read the original post closer. Turns out
Michael mentioned that. On any other group I'd have been roasted for
that - gotta love the friendliness of this bunch.
>> I don't have it no my system
>> here at work (Debian).
> I just installed sox on a debian system that did not have play and it does
> after apt-get install sox - so it is a part of sox on debian for sure.
>> Maybe it's on my SUSE box at home. What does
>> the "-" do?
> play -t wav somefile.wav
> tells sox to sent the somefile.wav to the soundcard
> the -t tells sox that the file is a wav file which is not needed for
> somefile.wav but as we just saw is needed for -
> the - basically tells sox>
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that the file to play is from the pipe...
> For instance, try:
> ls | vi -
> hope this helps.
It does indeed. And doing that w/o the "-" easily exemplifies the
Thanks to all that replied. Interesting behavior - learn something knew
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