Re: Darn 'beep' stoped working after installing Stretch in place of Jessie
- Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 21:21:57 +0200
- From: Dejan Jocic <jodejka@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Darn 'beep' stoped working after installing Stretch in place of Jessie
On 01-08-17, RavenLX wrote:
> On 08/01/2017 11:17 AM, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> > On 01-08-17, RavenLX wrote:
> > > Having it work out-of-the-box would be nice. After a fresh install, I have a
> > > bash script I run that installs all the apps I use and configures them.
> > > Sometimes though, there are things that a user needs to answer. Thus, if I
> > > want to have the script running and go do something else, I want to "beep"
> > > when it's going to need attention by the user. I noticed this does not work
> > > in Stretch so I ended up removing the part to install the "beep" package and
> > > use beep to alert the user. I have tried escape codes via echo -e as well,
> > > and no beep there either.
> > >
> > Does printf "\a" works for you? Though, echo -e "\a" works here too.
> I just now tried it in Konsole. Nope, doesn't work.
I do not have Konsole here and did not use it for a long time, but in
Xterm there are setting for terminal bell, so there are in
gnome-terminal. Perhaps there are those settings in Konsole too. Under
preferences, or some such thing.