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ESDCTL(1)                      Debian GNU/Linux                      ESDCTL(1)



NAME
       esdctl - The Enlightened Sound Daemon

DESCRIPTION
       Command-line control program for EsounD

USAGE
       esdctl [options] [command]

       options: "-s", --server=host:port contact esd server on host at port

       commands:

        lock                          foreign clients may not use the server
        unlock                        foreign clients may use the server
        standby, off                  suspend sound output for other programs
        resume, on                    resume sound output
        cache sample                  cache a sample in the server
        getid name                    retrieve a sample id from its name
        free name                     uncache a sample in the server
        play name                     play a cached sample once
        loop name                     make a cached sample loop
        stop name                     stop the looping sample at end
        serverinfo                    get server info from server
        allinfo                       get player and sample info from server
        panstream id left right set   panning for a stream
        pansample id left right set   default panning for a sample
                                      - left/right pan values scaled to 256.
        standbymode                   see if server's on standby, etc.

SEE ALSO
       esd(1), esdcat(1), esddsp(1), esdloop(1), esdplay(1), esdsample(1),
       esd-config(1), esdfilt(1), esdmon(1), esdrec(1)



etch                              2005-06-21                         ESDCTL(1)