beeping on console...NOT X

Jean-Baptiste Quenot jb.quenot at
Wed Nov 19 01:52:29 PST 2003

* srenna at

> I've seen several posts  about how to turn off beeping  in X, but I've
> not been able  to locate a response  on how to turn  off console based
> beeping.  I'm using csh, but  could use bash...does someone happent to
> know the  wawy to turn  off console beeping  in the .cshrc  or .bashrc
> file?

For bash:

$ echo set bell-style none >> ~/.inputrc

Restart bash and enjoy :-) For explanations, see readline(3).
Jean-Baptiste Quenot
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