Firefox, or FreeBSD?
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Thu Dec 18 22:00:25 UTC 2008
On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 13:28:04 -0800
"Kurt Buff" <kurt.buff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:29:37AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote:
> >> I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which
> >> is really annoying.
> >> FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22
> >> PST 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> > Same here.
> >> FireFox 3.04.
> > Ditto, with NoScript and AdBlock Plus extensions.
> >> For instance, if I go to http://www.wsj.com, among others, it's
> >> constantly beeping, as the little headline scroller at the top of the
> >> page updates.
> > No headline scroller and no beeps here.
> >> I can't find anywhere in the menu items, or in FF help, on how to turn
> >> the beeping off, and it's driving me nuts.
> >> Anyone have a hint for me?
> > Install NoScript and AdBlock Plus. It makes for a much nicer web
> > experience, IMHO.
> > Roland.
> I have those, but actually *want* the headline scroller, and some of
> those other things - I just want the silly beep to go away. It seems
> to do this on any page that does autoupdates - gmail does it too, when
> a new message comes in.
I'm on 6.4-STABLE and the "Breaking News" and "Latest Headlines" are
present but no beeping.
If you can't find the problem you can shut off the beeping with:
xset -b off
Of course, the downside is it turns off _all_ beeping for everthing.
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