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mplayer - play files selected with "ls | grep $name" using xargs

Easy task, you want to listen to some files in your audio directory. You can list the files via ls and also grep them by piping the output of ls. But how do you get this result to the mplayer? By using xargs.

ls | grep '$mynameschema' | xargs mplayer

Do you want to know more about using xargs? Try the following link

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