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Tune your guitar from the command line.

Terminal - Tune your guitar from the command line.
for n in E2 A2 D3 G3 B3 E4;do play -n synth 4 pluck $n repeat 2;done
2009-12-13 06:57:26
User: eightmillion
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Tune your guitar from the command line.

This command, taken from play's manual page, plays a synthesized guitar tone for each of the strings on a standard tuned guitar.

The command "play" is a part of the package "sox".

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Doesn't work in my setup, changes to the play command perhaps?

play --version

play: SoX v14.2.0

for n in E2 A2 D3 G3 B3 E4;do play -n synth 4 pluck $n repeat 2;done

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

Comment by philiph 349 weeks and 5 days ago

I don't know, you might try changing the synth type. Try this:

for n in E2 A2 D3 G3 B3 E4;do play -n synth 4 sine $n repeat 2;done
Comment by eightmillion 349 weeks and 5 days ago

second try

for n in E2 A2 D3 G3 B3 E4;do play -n synth 4 sine $n repeat 2;done

gives same errors

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

play synth: no type given

your tip just don't work out-of-box

Comment by Charon 349 weeks and 2 days ago

Same thing here. I'm using:

sox --version

sox: SoX v14.2.0

Comment by narcelio 349 weeks and 2 days ago

Apparently it only works with sox version 14.3.0 or greater.

Comment by eightmillion 349 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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