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Command line tools for playing simple sounds and melodies using the PC speaker. http://software.przemoc.net/#pcspk
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PCSpk - PC-Speaker Server & Client ================================== PCSpk is a set of command line applications for playing simple sounds and melodies using the PC speaker. It is inspired by simple, but really great Johnathan Nightingale's beep (http://www.johnath.com/beep/). Documentation ------------- pcspkd - run it with --help option pcspk - run it with --help option, reads from stdin without -n | --note option space seperated values f[:l], where: f is integer - frequency (in Hz) l is integer - length (in ms), default: 200 with -n | --note option first 3-digit number is integer - tempo (bpm) next are space seperated values TOL, where: T is letter - tone: C,d(des),D,e(es),E,F,g(ges),G,a(as),A,B,H,P(pause) O is digit - octave: 0-9 L is digit/letter - length: L=0-9,A-Z <=> 1/(L+1) with -k | --keyb option use below keys on keyboard (QWERTY layout assumed) to play: s f g j k l 2 3 5 6 7 9 0 = z x c v bn m , . q w er t y u i o p[ ] / (use shift to increase octave) Requirements ------------ Of course PC Speaker ;-) and PC Speaker support (in linux kernel 2.6: Device Drivers > Input device... > Miscellaneous... > PC Speaker support). If you want to run pcspkd by non-root user you can do it only from tty and must have /proc file system support (in lk 2.6: File... > Pseudo... > /proc file system support, in lk 2.4: File... > /proc file system support). Examples of usage ----------------- fcat - Takako Minekawa - Fantastic Cat (beginning) fuga - J.S.Bach fugue in D minor (fragment) fuga2 - J.S.Bach fugue in D minor (longer fragment) cosmic - wtf? ;-) Download -------- You can obtain it (tarball and signature) from: ftp://ftp.przemoc.net/pub/software/sound/pcspk/ http://ftp.przemoc.net/pub/software/sound/pcspk/ Signer should be the current maintainer, see AUTHORS file. Alternatively, you can get it from: https://github.com/przemoc/pcspk/releases/ If you want to see the latest source code, then git clone following URL: https://github.com/przemoc/pcspk Installation ------------ See INSTALL file. ChangeLog --------- See ChangeLog file. To do ----- See TODO file. License ------- The project is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL v2 only license. See COPYING file for the full license text.