listen to ram

cat /dev/mem > /dev/audio

By: toastbrot
2009-02-18 16:57:01

What Others Think

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
dz · 609 weeks and 6 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.
hypatiafu · 609 weeks and 6 days ago
i realy like this command! this is the result (plus audacious)
TheBunman · 609 weeks and 6 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)
dagamant · 609 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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