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by Rigrigrig
Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: [Solved] Terminal bell not working
Replies: 3
Views: 3668

Re: Terminal bell not working

sudo sh -c "echo -e '\a' > /dev/console" It baffles me why a simple "echo -e '\a'" doesn't work without root permission. /dev/console is the system console, so it makes sense that you'd need root permission. /dev/tty is the current console, so this doesn't error: echo -e '\a' > /dev/tty I noticed t...
by Rigrigrig
Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: [Solved] Terminal bell not working
Replies: 3
Views: 3668

[Solved] Terminal bell not working

I can't seem to get the terminal beep to work under Cinnamon: When I open an xterm (or gnome-terminal) window, $ echo $'\a' should produce a bell sound, but it doesn't. Things I've tried: unmuted beep in alsa-mixer uncommented load-sample-lazy x11-bell /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo/bell.oga a...

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