New Mail Sound in Alpine?
Linux for blind general discussion
blinux-list at redhat.com
Thu Jun 11 04:30:32 UTC 2020
Hi All: This is quite an anoying mystery. 2Weeks ago I switched my domain
away from Shellworld infavor of FastMail. Things are going fairly well,
not as much spam. On Shellworld, especially in pine, whenever new mail
would arrive, my pc-speaker would beep. Here on my Dbian machine, now
running Alpine, I am not receiving any beeping. Sure at any prompt my
backSpace provides a beep, which I changed the frequency with a setterm
So we are useing fetchmail to grab via imap from FastMail. I asked in
comp.mail.pine and all he says, "its a terminal issue" I looked over the
beep manual, nothing jumps out at me. Can any1 please inform why I am not
getting a beep for new mail, or how to fixit? Yes, we have most of the
settings similar to how they are on Shellworld.
The hazzard in not hearing a beep or bell, while scrolling an index of
messages, the numbering changes-and-it would be quite easy to accidently
nuke a wrong message.
I would actually prefer running pine verses alpine, but we cannot build
2005 software. Thanks so much in advance for any-and-all guidance.
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