Firefox, or FreeBSD?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Thu Dec 18 21:17:02 UTC 2008

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, 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.

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