TODDBLOG/ posts/ capture real audio with mencoder

Because I forget such things all the time, this is how you rip real audio to a wav:

mplayer -ao pcm:file=target.wav pnm://stream.lol.lol/lol.rm

The reason that I needed this today? To archive the famous Bell Labs recording of the IBM 704 singing Daisy Bell :)

ibm7094singsdaisy1961.mp3