a *very* odd question especially for me.

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Thu Jul 23 14:23:07 UTC 2015

The remote machine would have to record to disk its sound card output 
for you, then you would need to download those files in order to listen 
to them.  Assuming your remote provider is able and willing to provide 
you those extra services.  They'll have to have a high quality sound 
card installed and you'll have to pre-arrange with them when to start 
the recording from the sound card and some means to let them know to end 
the recording and sync their disks so you'll get a full copy of what you 

On Thu, 23 Jul 2015, Karen Lewellen wrote:

> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:24:29
> From: Karen Lewellen <klewellen at shellworld.net>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: a *very* odd question especially for me.
> ...but what else is knew? laughs.
> How scriptable is Linux?
> Before the major players start  on a roll, let me explain using the only 
> functional way I can with the only operating system I use.
> *I do not have a fully functioning Linux box at all.*  I believe we 
> established this a while back.
> However there is a *single*  task I may be willing to dedicate hardware to, 
> if this can be done.
> I have absolutely zero interest in any full fledged   aspect.  if I cannot do 
> this one thing the os has little appeal for me.  after a good 7 years or so 
> trying to get  Linux going and not finding anyone local with the skill I 
> respect others appreciation but I am not having this sort of experience.
> In the DOS operating system one could create .bat files that managed several 
> tasks with a single file.
> the autoexec.bat file is a good example.
> You can create them with a text editor, no major complex commands required.
> If Linux has this ability, and I would be surprised if it did not, here is 
> the situation.
> I am a professional singer.  When I perform I use real musicians, not their 
> electronic equals which means I require arrangements for them to play.
> I am writing a grand deal of material these days, and if I am going to get 
> that material recorded  I must do the following.
> 1 get the parts out of my head and into sheet music form, most likely using a 
> well outfitted keyboard instrument's for part of the job.
> 2 confirm via playback that what I have done will sound when played as 
> desired.
> and 3. get the material printed, or into printable form.
> Now, I know there are allot of  command line programs in Linux distributions 
> that can  accomplish my goals.
> The problem for me is getting the Linux side of the computing functional, or 
> at the very least, a way for me to ssh telnet into a box using my dos setup 
> to run the programs themselves.
> Yes there is a question here!
> assuming I could get the computer hardware with the kind of quality soundcard 
> to Handel the multiple-track playback, is it possible to do the following.
> 1, is Linux distribution is installed correctly in the first place, ssh 
> telnet  into that machine from my main one and
> 2, using  scripting , assuming this can be done simply, create a set of .bat 
> file equivalents to run the various  programs I need from the command line?
> The other major hardware involved is no hardship.  I have a combination 
> modem/rooter which works with both wireless and wired devices and multiple 
> ports for the wired connection.
> I share that because I know even if I am not running anything directly from 
> the Linux computer itself, it does need an Ethernet connection of some kind 
> generating some kind of ip for me to use for the ssh -telnet.
> again the idea is to do well basically what I do here for shellworld, and 
> with other services.
> treat this box like a shell, ssh TELNET into it,  run the scripts  for the 
> music programs I desire, and leave.  The box will not  even need speech as I 
> plan to use it.
> Possible at all?
> Karen
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