Section: System Manager's Manual: RoarAuido (7)Updated: August 2008Local indexUp
roartips - Tips for RoarAudio users
roard [OPTIONS...] ...
roarclient [OPTIONS...] ...
This manpage lists some tips for intermedia to advanced users of RoarAudio.
RoarAudio supports a lot of things you can change on the fly.
This includes the volume for each stream as you may allready noticed:
If you cange the volume within a player only this stream is changed, other streams
keep there loudness. There a a lot other things that can be changed on the fly.
To do this there is a tool called roarctl(1). You may want to play around a bit
with it. A good start are to try those two commands:
The later one will show you all information current available of the server it self,
the clients and the streams. This may include a lot of information.
There a serverel types of server addresses based on the protocol used to communicate.
This lists the corrently implemented types in order of importance:
Path to UNIX Domain Socket.
This is used for connections over TCP/IP.
If port is omitted the default port is used.
node::, node::object, ::object, ::
This is the way to specify a DECnet connection to node node's
object object. Both may be omitted to use defaults. Default
node name is local hosts node name.
This starts a new roard for every roar_connect(3).
This is used internaly by the lib to emulate EsounD's
This varibale contains the default server address. If some client does not
allow a user to set a server address or to set a default value this one
come into play. Examples: