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roarbaseclients

Section: System Manager's Manual: roard (1)
Updated: July 2008
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NAME

roarcat, roarmon - RoarAudio sound server base clients

 

SYNOPSIS

roarcat [OPTIONS]... [FILE]

roarmon [OPTIONS]...

 

DESCRIPTION

This are some basic clients for RoarAuido. Some more complex are listen in the SEE ALSO block. For controlling roard take a look at roarctl(1). For a simple Ogg Vorbis player take a look at roarvorbis(1) (ogg123 supportes RoarAudio via libao plugin).

roarcat
Sends raw PCM audio data from a file or stdin (pipe) to the sound server.

roarmon
Gets a copy of the audio data the server sends to the soundcard. This is useful for streaming to a server like icecast2(1).

 

GENERAL OPTIONS

NOTE: This list is incomplete! In addition to this list all three programs provide compatible options for esdcat, esdmon. You can just replace the "esd" in the name with "roar" or use symlinks. This options are for compatibly only and should not used in new programs.

--help
Print some help text.

 

AUDIO OPTIONS

--rate RATE, -R RATE
Set server sample rate.

--bits BITS, -B BITS
Set server bits.

--chans CHANNELS, -C CHANNELS
Set server channels.

 

NETWORK OPTIONS

--server SERVER
The server to connect to.

 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

Bellow only the basic environment varibales are listend. For a complete list see libroar(7).

HOME
The users home directory.

ROAR_SERVER
The address of the listening server. This may be in form of host:port for TCP/IP connections and /path/to/sock for UNIX Domain Sockets or any other supported format. See roartips(7) for a full list. This is the same as the --server option.

 

BUGS

There are a lot of bugs...

 

SEE ALSO

roarctl(1), roarvorbis(1), roarfish(1), roartestclients(1), roartips(7), libroar(7), RoarAudio(7).

 

HISTORY

For history information see RoarAudio(7).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
GENERAL OPTIONS
AUDIO OPTIONS
NETWORK OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
BUGS
SEE ALSO
HISTORY

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