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Start the Enlightened Sound Daemon, also called EsounD, a sound-mixing daemon that allows multiple applications to access a single audio device at one time.
Use the specified device devicename. Some common sound devices are /dev/dsp and /dev/dsp2.
Play eight-bit sound.
Specify the sample rate for the server.
After n seconds of inactivity, release the audio device. Set to -1 for "never."
Use UNIX domain sockets. Default is TCP/IP.
Use TCP/IP sockets. This is the default.
Allow remote systems to access the daemon over TCP/IP.
Disable authentication. Not recommended.
When last client exits, quit.
Do not beep when starting.
Beep when starting.
Allow esd to start even if the /tmp/.esd directory may be insecure.
Listen on TCP/IP port n.
Bind to the TCP/IP address specified.
Print version information and quit.