Firefox, or FreeBSD?

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at
Thu Dec 18 21:28:05 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Roland Smith <rsmith at> 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, 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.


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