[ubuntu-uk] Strange question: record audio on time delay.

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Tue May 1 05:54:29 UTC 2012


Try the sox package. It has utilities to play back and record, which you
can then script from cron or at.

Neil.

P.S. Sorry for the brevity, this is typed on my phone.
On May 1, 2012 2:38 AM, "Tim Dobson" <lists at tdobson.net> wrote:

> Ok Guys,
>
> This is an end-user question... which is strange because I usually think
> I should know the answer to a question like this... but I don't.
>
> It is reputed that I snow. Allegedly, when camping, people have confused
> the sound with that of a quadbike due the the volume and consistency.
>
> I'm not however, asking for anti-snoring advice - I have that in hand.
>
> Given, that I've not heard it myself, it's difficult to empathise and so
> I'd like to record myself snoring.
>
> This creates some problems:
>
> I don't want to record 7 hours of PCM audio.
>
> I don't know any commandline tools to record from pulseaudio.
>
> What I really need is a:
>
> at 03:00 recordfrompulsemic1 for 600 seconds to ~/file.wav
>
> Or something along those lines. I don't care if it's graphical or shell,
> but I'm sure this isn't too difficult to do, so I'd be interested in
> hearing what people thought.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Tim
>
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