Playing .au sound files

Mike Hauber m.hauber at
Sat Sep 11 20:43:21 PDT 2004

On Saturday 11 September 2004 11:34 pm, Malcolm Kay 
> I'm looking for a command line utility to play .au
> sound files.
> The sound system seems to work. I can play .au
> files successfully through kaboodle on kde but
> this is rather an overkill (and I don't normally run
> kde).
> Surely there is a simple utility to take a .au file
> and spit it out as sound. I've looked through the ports
> (and installed a number) but not yet found what I'm
> looking for - or I've failed to use them correctly.
> Malcolm

try the cat command...

IE$ cat > /dev/audio


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