xset/xterm: since update from 1.4 -> 1.5 not able to disable beeping via 'xset -b' or 'xset b off'

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Thu May 13 15:15:08 UTC 2010


Hi,

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Joel Dahl <joel at freebsd.org> wrote:

> On 10-05-2010 19:34, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > Since the X11-update from libraries and applications 1.4 -> 1.5 the
> > xterminal keyboard beeping, disabled by 'xset -b' or 'xset b off'
> > doesn't work. In xterm, I get beeping although I disabled beeping via
> > the above mentioned xset command.
>
> "Me too".
>
> I don't think it's FreeBSD specific though.  I've seen users report the
> same
> thing on Debian and Arch Linux mailing lists.
>

Funnily enough, the 'xset -b'  command is not accepted here (it shows
usage), but 'xset b 0' and 'xset b on' are accepted.
I don't know if actually works, because it doesn't beep (as in "make a
sound") no matter what it is set to.
Just FYI.
-- 
Regards,
Torfinn Ingolfsen


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