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Re: Darn 'beep' stoped working after installing Stretch in place of Jessie




On 08/01/2017 01:21 PM, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> 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.
> 

I once had this issue in xfce.  Check .config/Terminal/terminalrc for
the line:
MiscBell=TRUE

Regards,
Ralph



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