esd − The Enlightened Sound Daemon

Starts up EsounD, which provides a sound mixing server.

esd [options]

       ‐d DEVICE     force esd to use sound device DEVICE
  ‐b            run server in 8 bit sound mode
  ‐r RATE       run server at sample rate of RATE
  ‐as SECS      free audio device after SECS of inactivity (‐1 to disable)
  ‐unix         use unix domain sockets instead of tcp/ip
  ‐tcp          use tcp/ip sockets instead of unix domain
  ‐public       make tcp/ip access public (other than localhost)
  ‐promiscuous  start unlocked and owned (disable authenticaton) NOT RECOMMENDED
  ‐terminate    terminate esd daemon after last client exits
  ‐noterminate  do not terminate esd daemon after last client exits
  ‐nobeeps      disable startup beeps
  ‐beeps        enable startup beeps
  ‐trust        start esd even if use of /tmp/.esd can be insecure
  ‐port PORT    listen for connections at PORT (only for tcp/ip)
  ‐bind ADDRESS binds to ADDRESS (only for tcp/ip)

  ‐v ‐‐version  print version information

Possible devices are:  /dev/dsp, /dev/dsp2, etc.

esdcat(1), esddsp(1), esdloop(1), esdplay(1), esdsample(1),
esd‐config(1), esdctl(1), esdfilt(1), esdmon(1), esdrec(1)