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22505Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Beep unmutable

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  • Andy Farlie
    Jan 2, 2004
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      On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 10:48, turkeynip wrote:
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, IbericoVespucio
      > <ibericovespucio@y...> wrote:
      > > turkeynip escribía: [[linux-dell-laptops] Re: Beep unmutable], el 30
      > de December de 2003 a las 06:13:37 (-0000)
      > > > Something else you may want to do, if you're complaining about the
      > > > beep before starting X (I know that annoys the heck out of me) is put
      > > > the following line in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local file:
      > > >
      > > > setterm -blength 0
      > > > echo "Setting default console beep to OFF"
      > >
      > > Great!
      > >
      > >
      > > > The only thing is that this needs to be run for each ttylx, so if
      > > > you're in ttyl0 then it'll work, but if you Ctrl-alt-F2 then you'll
      > > > have the beep again unless your run rc.local again.
      > >
      > > Well. I have put it in /etc/profile so it is read at each login
      > > and it works for every terminal.
      > >
      > > It does not work for Xterm :-( but, anyway the beep is not so
      > > annoying in X as in consoles.
      > >
      > > Thanks a lot,
      > >
      > >
      > > Ángel.
      > >
      > > --
      > > ibericovespucio
      > > @...
      > >
      > > Es detestable esa avaricia espiritual que tienen los que sabiendo
      > > algo, no procuran la transmisión de esos conocimientos.
      > > -- Miguel de Unamuno. (1864-1936)
      >
      > If you look in your settings for your sound (at least that's where it
      > is in Gnome) you can turn off the beep (system beep). I'm not sure how
      > to do it in other X environments, but I'm sure it'd be similar.
      >
      > Thanks for the idea about /etc/profile. I'll have to do that.
      >
      >
      >
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      xset b off

      Andy
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