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Re: Beeping the Speaker

mickyb@es.co.nz (Michael Beattie) writes:

> Is it at all possible to beep the PC Speaker via bash? or perl... or
> whatever? 
> What I want to do is set up my ip-up script, so that fetchmail is run from
> it, and there is some sort of notification when it is complete.. i.e. a
> double beep or something.

I put this in my ip-up:

/usr/bin/bplay /usr/local/share/ppp/interweb.wav

where bplay is from the bplay package, and interweb.wav is a Babylon 5
sample I downloaded from somewhere ("Commencing Interweb Link", from
`A Spider in the Web' IIRC).

You need a sound card working for this, of course.

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

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