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    sound files


    ok i dont think redhat 9 will paly ogg files sooo. is there any way to convert them?

    once again
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    Play them with xmms.

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    XMMS in Red Hat 9 should be able to support ogg formats. It's mp3 library files that weren't shipped with it so you need to manually get them if you want to use mp3s. But in reality, why bother with mp3's? =)
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    i should probally mention

    im not trying to play em like that i got some cool sound files off knoppix and wanted to use them when my redhat boots up and shuts down. but when i try to play them from the menu where i can choose the file to play on a certin task it wount play those files so i wanted to make em into wav format so they could play.

    and am i right when i say there are no file extension on linux.


    thanks once again for all the help
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    "and am i right when i say there are no file extension on linux."

    You mean file extensions as in program.exe or documents.txt? linux recognises files by content not file extension but extensions are still used so that you know whats what. also filename extensions in linux are not limited to 3 characters so you might see names such as:

    textfiles.tar.gz

    or

    software.so

    "but when i try to play them from the menu where i can choose the file to play on a certin task it wount play those files so i wanted to make em into wav format so they could play"

    i dont use redhat do you have to enter a specific command in the dialog box where you enter the sound..

    "play /home/fragment/soundfile.ogg"


    or do you click a menu button like "browse" to select a file then press save or whatever?

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    There's also the program ogg123 to play OGG files, but for quick shell commands, I agree that play would be a better choice.

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    well redhat 9 has a shell that comes up and allows me to scrool through and pick the action i want to assign a sound to. and it only seems to play wav files. so im looking for a ogg to wav converter.

    good looking out
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    Ps thanks for all your help.

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    You can use sox to convert OGG/Vorbis to WAV. Use it like this:
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    sox file.ogg file.wav

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