multimedia ping

ping -a IP-ADDRESS
pcspkr have to be enabled! modprobe pcspkr xset b on

2011-04-28 13:51:12

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  • If you're very busy and don't want to wait for a ping response, use it. This command will be waiting for a successful ping response, to play a sound file to warn you that the target host is available.

    continuar=true; while $continuar; do if ping -c 3 [target_IP_address] 2>&1> /dev/null ; then mplayer [sound_file]; continuar=false; break; fi; done
    mack · 2011-04-25 21:44:05 5

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