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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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How can I choose the audio output device using the terminal?

I have a digital headphone set and an analog pair of speakers. Is there a way for me to switch between them in the terminal in Ubuntu? I ask that because I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for ...
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audio track framerate 25(PAL)-->23,976(NTSC) [duplicate]

here's my problem: I need to change the framerate of the audio track of one of my films from 25 to 23,976 fps (to mux it with a full hd version); I used to make use of handbrake, re-encoding the film ...
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change audio framerate 25(PAL)-->23,976(NTSC)

Here's my problem: I need to change the framerate of the audio track of one of my films from 25 to 23,976 fps (to mux it with a full hd version); I used to make use of handbrake, re-encoding the film ...
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I accidentally killed all of my pulseaudio, now I have no sound.

Ok I made a mistake. I was investigating on how to make it so that I could listen to music or watch videos when I wasn't using qjackctl after being connected to the computer. This is the youtube video ...
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How to play a sound after a command has finished its execution? [duplicate]

I want to be noticed after a command has finished its execution. And I was thinking that if I hear a sound is a good idea. For example, because I have a slow internet connection, the following ...
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1answer
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No sound in Xubuntu after starting from command line

When I first installed Xubuntu, everything was working fine. Then I encountered a problem where it would start up in the command line with no GUI, but I fixed that by typing startx. The problem, ...
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1answer
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Morse code representation not working in Ubuntu

The example source code for reproducing Morse code as sound does not work in Ubuntu: #include <iostream> #include <string> #include <ctime> using namespace std; const string ...
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1answer
707 views

How to switch between headphones and speakers manually from command line

What if I want to write a script that switches audio output? How can it be done under Ubuntu? (There is a related question on Ask Ubuntu: How to switch between headphones and speakers manually) Here ...
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1answer
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How to install Pulseaudio on ubuntu 13.10

I uninstalled pulseaudio because I was going to use alsa but I am having problems with that too. So I just want to get pulseaudio back.
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1answer
122 views

Changing in pavucontrols tab “Recording” via command line

I'm using pavucontrol to make changes in the "Recording". I'm changing the source (??) of a Loopback to Null-Output from "Internes Audio Analog Stereo" to "Monitor of Internes Audio Analog Stereo" see ...
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Beep sound after pressing enter too many times

So I pressed enter in terminal repeatedly and then computer started beeping. But it beeps when I turn music on or any video where is sound. How can I turn it off, it's annoying?..
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135 views

Is there an efficient way to set all lines with amixer?

On my hardware platform I have a LOT of lines. Is there a way to set the volume of all of these? Or mute all of these? If not, is there a way I can for loop this? If I change hardware platforms, is ...
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How do I use emerge to install zynaddsubfx presets?

I found a script on the internet for installing zynaddsubfx presets but when I tried to use it on the command line I wasn't able to run it. Here is where I get stuck: emerge -s zynaddsubfx. This is ...
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1answer
181 views

How do I set up Qjackctl without using the terminal?

I can now open Qjackctl using the terminal. This is the code that I am using. pulseaudio --kill jack_control start This will open the program successfully. Then when I am finished I can type this ...
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Replacement for mplayer?

I'm looking for a replacement for mplayer. mplayer is a audio player for the console. It works just fine when I use it like so: mplayer /path/to/audio.mp3 But when I start it in the background I ...
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2answers
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Normalize .ogg audio files with the command line

I'm trying to normalize (and or compress) around 100 .ogg files which have audio level really too low. I know that by hand I can use Audacity ... but that will be too much clicks! Instead I was ...
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Attempting to get my terminal to play a specific ogg file while I type [duplicate]

My end game is to get my computer to make all of the sounds from my all time favorite video game from the 90's. I've already found the ogg file but now I want it to play every single time I type ...
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1answer
30 views

Command substitiution problem, confused

I am trying to have sox play a file from user input. To do this, I set up a command like the one below: $ play proc/$(read -n 1).wav I have files 0.wav through 9.wav located in the directory proc. I ...
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Any command-line tools that can both import and export midi?

I'm working on a research project that deals with midi files which are improperly formatted. Audio programs play them just fine, but the code I'm using to parse them makes a few additional ...
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1answer
35 views

How to revoke partly executed commands?

After two weeks of no-problemo ubuntuing, my sound was gone. I looked for help and found this answer. I entered the huge wall of code and hit "enter" and "y" a few times. While the terminal was doing ...
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1answer
87 views

How to make everything on stdout be read aloud (using espeak)?

I've got the eSpeak TTS system up and running, and I like it quite a bit. I'm wondering, is there a way to pipe EVERYTHING that gets printed to STDOUT to espeak? I'm trying to set up a system without ...
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1answer
56 views

Software Recommendation Low level, relatively verbose audio libraries

I recently changed window managers to dwm, and one of the things that I've really enjoyed about it is having to figure out a lot more about how exactly ubuntu handles things like wireless connections. ...
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1answer
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How to open terminal. gconftool not found

I'm trying to re-set the defaults for audio playback, and I read in a similar post to enter gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/gnome-terminal/ into terminal. "Sorry, no results." The only results I ...
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Issue with lib32asound2

I'm complete new to Ubuntu so please pardon my ignorance. Every time I install something I get the same error at the end. for example... sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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How do I force the system to look for new sound devices? [closed]

I have a small flat screen TV (Toshiba) that I often connect via HDMI to my laptop (an HP Pavilion dv4) and use as a computer monitor. When I do this, I prefer to use the TV's speakers, particularly ...
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Extracting pure MPEG frames from MP3 from command line

Is there a way to extract actual audio frames from MP3? (Which means also the meta data tags gonna be cut off.) An imaginery command line: cat 1.mp3 | mpeg-frames-only > dump cat 1.mp3 | ...
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1answer
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Recording Sound (playing from an external device) and save to my pc using line-in and line-out

I want to record and save say, music being played on my i-pod ,to my PC. Is this do-able? I was thinking if it can be done by connecting my i-pod's line-out to the line-in of my PC. If any CLI ...
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1answer
142 views

How do I convert only a portion of an MP3 file to WAV at a certain frequency, from the command-line?

This transcodes the entire .mp3 to a .wav mpg123 -w output.wav input.mp3 Is there any way I can transcode a portion from the 10 second mark to the 20 second mark at a 44100hz?
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395 views

Replace system beep with a pleasant sound?

Is it possible to replace System beep with some pleasant sound? I like having the terminal alert me with a sound rather than a window flash. I prefer to have a pleasant sound because disabling the ...
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1answer
457 views

Sound notification in Terminal

I've never used this feature, but I think that in KDE Konsole Terminal you can configure sound notifications. This is the screenshot: I find this useful when you execute a command client that wait ...
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1answer
205 views

Create movies from images and sound files scripting transitions using the console?

I need a program without GUI that accepts some kind of scripting language capable of transitions (fade, scale...) and generates movie files like avi, mkv... from images like jpg, png and audio like ...
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4answers
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Command to unmute and maximize volume?

I need to mute/unmute from the command line. I found out that I can do it with: amixer sset Master mute amixer sset Master unmute the problem is that the command for unmute is not working (as ...
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How do I toggle sound with amixer?

Including Natty I was always able to toggle (mute/unmute) the 'Master' sound volume with the amixer sset Master toggle command that I linked to an edge binding in CompizConfig-Manager. Now after ...
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1answer
135 views

how to create an audio clip from a video file using command line?

I would like to create an audio clip from a video file using the command line, since this is in a terminal text-only Ubuntu 11.04 server system. I would like to select the starting and finishing time ...
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Command line audio players

What are popular audio players for the command line? How to play a single sound file? Are there command line players that also index the music library like Banshee, Exaile, etc.?
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Terminal bell without a PC speaker

I do not have an internal speaker in my computer. Usually, I rely on the window manager to play a beep through my soundcard when there's a terminal bell, but since I upgraded, that is not working. ...
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2answers
295 views

Command line interface to make a ogg mono from stereo

Is there a command-line interface I can use to make one or more ogg-music-files into mono?
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1answer
904 views

FFmpeg or GStreamer for command line conversion of audio files?

I think I'm mixing up and I need some one to clarify things for me! What is the differences between GStreamer and FFmpeg. What I need is a command line to convert file(s) from one format to another. ...
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1answer
714 views

How can I automate creation of videos from an image and an audio track?

There are many videos on sites such as Youtube that simply contain album art and an audio track. This is easy to do with tools such as openshot or pitivi but it is time consuming. Is there a script or ...
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How do I enable the terminal bell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beep in shell script not working? When using the Terminal application in Ubuntu I never seem to hear any alerts. How do I turn these sounds on? I've tried looking in ...
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Beep in shell script not working?

I'd like to use a beep sound in a shell script. Unfortunately none of the methods I found via Google work for me. I tried echo -e '\a' echo -ne '\007' and the command beep after I installed it ...
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Is there a vocal interface system for Ubuntu (able to map voice commands to console commands and parameters)?

As far as I can remember, on some of even pretty old cellphones it was possible to say a name to be dialled. From this I conclude that it is possible and not very complex to implement. So, do such a ...
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2answers
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How do I play a midi from the command line in Ubuntu?

I'd like to do something like $ play filename.mid and hear the midi file played without opening up a graphical program. Is there a package for Ubuntu that can do this?