[ubuntu-uk] Sound effects ....

Steve Fisher xirconuk at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 10:45:08 BST 2010

On 6 October 2010 09:26, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:

> Thanks for all the suggestions on this thread.
> On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 21:58 +0100, Byte Soup wrote:
> > Im assuming the delay was due to some lead in silence on the track?
> No.  The CD player that the guy was using insisted on setting itself to
> track 1.  It then took four seconds to seek to the required track and
> produce sound.  There's no way I'm going to be using a CD player!  I
> will be playing MP3's straight from my laptop.  I'm going to try out the
> various suggested apps and see which suits best.
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Very simple solution, install music123 from repo and set up a hotkey in
Gnome.  Just tested with a gunshot sound from

and set to ctrl+F1.

I renamed the file gg.wav and set the hotkey to "music123
/home/steve/Downloads/gg.wav" without the quotes, there appears to be no

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