[linux-audio-user] VAR/VOR audio recording

Leonard "paniq" Ritter paniq at paniq.org
Tue Aug 2 16:21:20 EDT 2005

this might almost be what you are searching for.

no idea what you want to use this for, so i'm just guessing.


On Tuesday 02 August 2005 16:18, lucas wrote:
> hello one and all,
> i would like a linux daemon that is always running and always listening
> to the microphone input of the soundcard and create a new file and
> record into that audio file when there is sound coming through the
> input.  and say after a certain number of minutes of silence or so, it
> will end the recording and keep listening.  then when sound comes across
> again, it will begin recording in a new file.
> i would like to have control over the sound quality to optimize space
> and mp3 compression wouldn't be bad.
> someone suggested ecasound with scripting to get it done, but i have no
> idea just how to do that.  i am running redhat fedora 2, which has
> esound-0.2.34-2 with also the devel package, and it recognizes the
> soundcard fine because i can play mp3s out with xmms and record in fine
> with a linux gui recording program.
> thank you in advance.
> lucas

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