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SubjectRe: to beep or not to beep...
> On Thu, 9 Jan 1997 06:52:32 +0100 (MET), 
> Hirling Endre <> wrote:
> >I've run into the following not severe but annoying problem while using
> >Linux at night in a student hostel: I couldn't find a simple way to
> >disable all sounds(beeps) that sounds e.g. when I mistype a filename and
> >press tab to complete it.
> echo -ne '\033[11;0]' sets bell duration to 0 milliseconds on a text
> console. You need to reissue that command after any console reset and
> for each text console you have active. xterm has -vb, other X
> applications may have to be done separately. The man page for
> console-ioctl lists a couple of ioctls for beep, never tried them.

Or wire your PC speaker through the unused TURBO switch.

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team

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