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listen to ram

Terminal - listen to ram
cat /dev/mem > /dev/audio
2009-02-18 16:57:01
User: toastbrot
Functions: cat
listen to ram


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While dumping mem to audio is quite stupid sometimes I run the following command to test if audio is working:

cat /etc/passwd > /dev/dsp
Comment by dz 323 weeks and 5 days ago

I once new an admin who liked listening to network traffic:

# tcpdump -U -s 65535 -i eth0 -w - > /dev/dsp

It's slightly more informative than memory.

Comment by hypatiafu 323 weeks and 5 days ago

i realy like this command! this is the result (plus audacious) http://bunnybase.de/media/data/file/499c7543ec51a/_._._____.__.-66696e616c5f6e6f697365.mp3

Comment by TheBunman 323 weeks and 4 days ago

i can think of several uses for this. randomly turn it on and off to annoy my roomate while im away. insert it into a song. blast it at 89db out of a loudspeaker mounted on top of

my house(90db is the legal limit after 11pm)

Comment by dagamant 323 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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