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play all songs under current directory smoothly as background job

Terminal - play all songs under current directory smoothly as background job
nice -n0 ls | mpg321 -@- &
2011-07-10 11:50:46
User: kev
Functions: ls mpg321 nice
play all songs under current directory smoothly as background job


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Don't. Parse. LS. What's wrong with you people?

Comment by kaedenn 196 weeks and 6 days ago

great.... am really enjoying this... I think mpg321 is not ship with most distribution. so u need to install it first, before it will work.

Comment by paayaw 196 weeks and 1 day ago


Comment by FRUiT 195 weeks and 5 days ago

Why would you nice ls? Why would you try to extract filenames from ls? Why would you background a process [mpg321] that outputs a text to the console and not redirect the output?

This entire command raises a lot of questions.

Comment by h3xx 191 weeks and 5 days ago

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