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I've been feeling kinda depressed (more so than usual ) over the past few days...I've just recently gotten over a cold, and I may actually still be getting over it, so that could be part of the problem, but I also think it may have to do with the fact that I haven't really done much *new* WRT computers/Linux recently. I mean, I took my old "clunker" computer (the one with no discrete GPU and about 256 MiB of RAM) and loaded FreeBSD on it (I heard about how Arch's init scripts...
I've come up with a little something you can do with dd and SoX if you're really bored and can't think of anything else to do:
$ dd if=<whatever file here> of=<whatever output file here> bs=<1024/512>k skip=<# of MiB to skip through the file (or in increments of 0.5 MiB if you supplied 512k as the block size)> count=<MiB of content (or in increments of 0.5 MiB)>
$ play -q -t raw -s -b 16 -v 0.03125 -c 2 -r 48k <output file from dd>