Looking for "play"

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at gmail.com
Sun Dec 24 22:15:27 UTC 2006

On 12/24/06, Michael Satterwhite <michael at weblore.com> wrote:
> In the past, when I wanted to play a wav file from the command line, I
> invoked "play". I don't see that anywhere in the Ubuntu distribution.
> I've done an "apt-cache search" and "apt-file search" for it, and it
> doesn't show up.
> Is this program available anywhere in Ubuntu? If not, (a) what command
> line program is used in its place and/or (b) where would I find it to
> compile for myself?

There is a search feature for just this sort of thing on Ubuntu's
website[1].  That being said, the program /usr/bin/play is found in
the package sox in the Universe repository.

[1] http://packages.ubuntu.com/


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