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Playing Star Trek background noise with a Linux command

play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain +14

Even better if you add this to your .bashrc file:

alias engage="play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain +14"

Multiple versions:

#!/bin/sh
# Engage Warp Drive

# Requires package 'sox'
# http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/n8a2k/commandline_star_trek_engine_noise_comment_from/

# odokemono
# http://www.reddit.com/r/scifi/comments/n7q5x/want_to_pretend_you_are_aboard_the_enterprise_for/c36xkjx
# original
# play -n -c1 synth whitenoise band -n 100 20 band -n 50 20 gain +25  fade h 1 864000 1

# noname-_-
# http://www.reddit.com/r/scifi/comments/n7q5x/want_to_pretend_you_are_aboard_the_enterprise_for/c373gpa
# stereo
# play -c2 -n synth whitenoise band -n 100 24 band -n 300 100 gain +20

# braclayrab
# http://www.reddit.com/r/scifi/comments/n7q5x/want_to_pretend_you_are_aboard_the_enterprise_for/c372pyy
# TNG
# play -n -c1 synth whitenoise band 100 20 compand .3,.8 -1,-10 gain +20
play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain +14

(via reddit and hup)

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