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roartips - Tips for RoarAudio users
roard [OPTIONS...] ...
roarclient [OPTIONS...] ...
This manpage lists some tips for intermedia to advanced users of
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
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
There a serverel types of server addresses based on the protocol used
to communicate. This lists the corrently implemented types in order of
Path to UNIX Domain Socket. Example:
This is used for connections over TCP/IP. If port is omitted
the default port is used. Examples:
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. Examples:
+fork This starts a new roard for every roar_connect(3). This is used
internaly by the lib to emulate EsounD's fallback.
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:
roarcat(1), roarctl(1), roarfilt(1), roarfish(1), roarmon(1),
roarvorbis(1), roard(1), libroar(7).