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       canberra-gtk-play - play a sound event


       canberra-gtk-play [ OPTIONS... ]


       This manual page documents briefly the canberra-gtk-play command.

       canberra-gtk-play  plays  sound  events that are specified by the XDG Sound Theme and Name


   Application Options
       -v, --version
              Display version number and quit

       -i, --id=STRING
              Event sound identifier

       -f, --file=PATH
              Play file

       -d, --description=STRING
              Event sound description

       -c, --cache-control={ permanent|volatile|never }
              Specify how canberra-gtk-play manages its cache. permanent will cause the sample to
              be cached permanently, volatile to be cached until the cache needs to be freed.

       -l, --loop=INTEGER
              Loop how many times (default: 1)

       -V, --volume=STRING
              A floating point dB value for the sample volume (ex: 0.0)

              An arbitrary property

              X display to use

   Help Options
       -h, --help
              Show help options

              Show all help options

              Show GTK+ Options

   GTK+ Options
              Program class as used by the window manager

              Program name as used by the window manager

              X screen to use

       --sync Make X calls synchronous

              Load additional GTK+ modules

              Make all warnings fatal


       canberra-gtk-play is Copyright 2008 Lennart Poettering.

       This  manual  page  was  written  by Francois Wendling <> for the Debian
       GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

                                            2010-08-01                       canberra-gtk-play(1)