Re: [R] Make R 'Beep'

From: Jim Lemon <>
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:14:33 +1100

On 03/08/2011 09:01 PM, Alaios wrote:
> Dear all,
> I would like to ask you if R can produce any kind of sound. It would be useful when code execution stops R to notify me by playing some sound.
> Is that possible in R?
Hi Alex,
You can add a line at the end of your script like this:

system('sap /usr/share/twinkle/ringtone.wav')

where "sap" is a command line audio player and   "usr/share/twinkle/ringtone.wav"
is a sound file. You will probably want to use another sound player and sound file.

Jim mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 08 Mar 2011 - 10:17:52 GMT

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