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esdctl [options] command
Control program for the Enlightened Sound Daemon.
Hostname of the server where esd is running (default is localhost). Port number is optional.
Allow only local clients to access the daemon.
Allow remote clients to access the daemon.
Stop sound output.
Start sound output.
Cache the specified sample in the daemon's memory.
Retrieve the named sample from the memory.
Free the named sample.
Play the named sample.
Loop the named sample.
Stop an ongoing loop at the end of the next cycle.
Get server information.
panstream id left right set
Get all available information from server: server, player, sample information.
pansample id left right set
Pan for a stream.
Pan for a sample. Default left and right values are scaled to 256.
Check whether the server is in standby mode.