play all songs under current directory smoothly as background job

nice -n0 ls | mpg321 -@- &

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By: kev
2011-07-10 11:50:46

What Others Think

Don't. Parse. LS. What's wrong with you people?
kaedenn · 455 weeks and 5 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.
paayaw · 455 weeks ago
http://mywiki.wooledge.org/ParsingLs
FRUiT · 454 weeks and 4 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.
h3xx · 450 weeks and 4 days ago

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