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Work music

Terminal - Work music
cat /dev/dsp > /dev/dsp
2009-03-27 04:29:05
User: UNiXKiD
Functions: cat
Work music

Place microphone near speaker and enjoy


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think


Comment by linuxrawkstar 459 weeks and 4 days ago

Make sure to turn your speakers down for this one:

cat /dev/urandom >/dev/dsp

And to think, people PAY for white noise on CDs

Comment by clockworkavian 459 weeks and 4 days ago

I come to this site for useful commands, tips and tricks. I don't come here for humor, commands of a trivial nature and things that aren't useful. This meets two of the three. Come on people.

Comment by atoponce 459 weeks and 4 days ago

what the hell does this do?

Comment by GinoMan2440 459 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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