Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
Start the Enlightened Sound Daemon
Use the specified device devicename. Some common sound devices are /dev/dsp and /dev/dsp2.
Play eight-bit sound.
Specify the sample rate for the server.
After n seconds of inactivity, release the audio device. Set to -1 for "never."
Use UNIX domain sockets. Default is TCP/IP.
Use TCP/IP sockets. This is the default.
Allow remote systems to access the daemon over TCP/IP.
Disable authentication. Not recommended.
When last client exits, quit.
Do not beep when starting.
Beep when starting.
Allow esd to start even if the
/tmp/.esddirectory may be insecure.
Listen on TCP/IP port n.
Bind to the TCP/IP address specified.
Print version information and quit.