From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Thu 09 Aug 2001 - 19:01:37 IST
On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 03:29:39PM +0100, Gavin McCullagh came forth with:
> the machine I'm using has a particularly loud system speaker. So irritatingly loud that I've had to disconnect it. Every time I use completion on the command line I don't want to hear this noise. However, I miss it for some things eg I like to get it
> * when email is received.
> * when long processes finish (ie $ command; /usr/x11.../xkbbell)
couple of suggestions:
xset(1x) with the b option.
b The b option controls bell volume, pitch and dura
tion. This option accepts up to three numerical
parameters, a preceding dash(-), or a 'on/off'
flag. If no parameters are given, or the 'on'
flag is used, the system defaults will be used.
If the dash or 'off' are given, the bell will be
> This is a problem. Is it possible to
> a) lower the volume of the speaker
> b) tell the shell not to beep on command completion.
you can even tell the terminal emulator if you're in X.
Eterm and xterm both have options for it, I guess rxvt probably does. Don't
use Konsole/Gnome-terminal any more..
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