rplay fails to run

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 17:33:24 UTC 2015


On 8 February 2015 at 17:14, Maurizio Dall'Acqua <mau.h20 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:55:04 +0000
> Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 8 February 2015 at 16:30, Maurizio Dall'Acqua <mau.h20 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I use Ubuntu 12.4.2 LTS and I would like to use rplay as a tool to
>> > play sound events. I have installed from Ubuntu Software Centre:
>> >
>> > -rplay-server
>> > -rplay-client
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Unluckily rplayd doesn't start and gives the following error
>> > message:
>> >
>> > rplayd: bind: Address already in use
>> >
>> > I have tried to use rplayd with the option --port=PORT but whatever
>> > value I give to PORT the previous error message comes out.
>>
>> I don't know much about rplay and have never used it, but are you sure
>> the server is not already running, having been started by the install
>> script?
>>
> Yes I'm sure because if I type the command:
>
> rplay /some/file.wav
>
> rplay doesn't play anything.

I think from that you can be sure it is not working as you expect.
That is not the same as the server not running.  You may be right
though.

Colin



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