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Re: How to disable beep altogether

To disable the login beep, add the line "/usr/X11R6/bin/xset -b" to your */etc/X11/gdm/Init/:0 file,* right after the copyright and minus the quotes. To disable the system beep, edit */etc/inputrc* and remove the comment from the second line - "set bell-style none".

Peter Silcock

lwj wrote:

On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 10:32, Wayne Steenburg wrote:

On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 21:31, Troy Campano wrote:

Hello, how can I disable my system beep noise without unplugging the
speaker itself? I've been able to disable to I don't hear it at the
login screen, and I don't hear it in my terminal, but I do still hear it
in certain programs (like oracle tools, eclipse, etc, etc).

Maybe I can disable a driver or something so it doesn't work?

Your help is appreciated.

thank you!

~ Troy Campano ~

If memory serves me correct if you unload the pcspkr (or similar) module
that will eliminate it. There's probably a cleaner way though.

I don't remember where it is exactly, I have found it before using Google, but there is an X configuration file that needs to be changed to
permanently disable the beep at login. I had this problem with FC1, a
load beep is rather embarrassing when your studying in the library, but
I do not get the beep in FC2. I have seen some people desperately trying
to get it turned on so I know that there has been quite a bit of
discussion with regard to this and FC2.

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