Turning on and off Internet radio

radio() { if [ "$(pidof mpg123)" ] ; then killall mpg123; else mpg123 -q -@ http://173.236.29.51:8200 & fi }
Place it in your bashrc and running the command radio it will turn on or off each time it runs. Only one command needed. Obviously you can set it to any station you like.

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By: houghi
2010-11-14 16:27:04

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