Please add any idea / comment / code sample here
I (kimaidou) copy/paste the comments I had on the community mailing list
change framerate + mono
I think 44100 Hz is overkill for something like this. 8 kHz ought to be enough and would save a lot of disk space. I would have also suggested a mono recording, but I'm not sure that is supported.
--> the solution is just the man :) man page
enable job control
You should use "kill %1" instead, this will only kill the instance you just started (and TERM is the default). For that, you need to enable job control (set -m) + remove the &
#!/bin/bash # Exit on error # Enable job control set -em zenity --question --title="Voice-note" --text="Click Validate to START recording"; gostart=$? if [ "$gostart" = 1 ] then echo "Operation canceled" exit 1 else echo "Recording..." fi alsactl -f /usr/share/openmoko/scenarios/voip-handset.state restore arecord -D hw -f cd -v -t wav ~/rec-$(date +%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M).wav & zenity --info --title="Voice-note" --text="Click Validate to STOP recording" # Kill arecord kill %1 alsactl -f /usr/share/openmoko/scenarios/gsmhandset.state restore zenity --info --title="Voice note" --text="Your voice-note has been recorded" #END OF FILE