Firefox, or FreeBSD?

Greg Barniskis nalists at
Thu Dec 18 23:54:56 UTC 2008

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
> FireFox 3.04.
> For instance, if I go to, among others, it's
> constantly beeping, as the little headline scroller at the top of the
> page updates.
> 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?

IIRC, a beeping Firefox results as a "feature" of compiling it with 
debugging options enabled.

A quick trip through the Way Back Machine:

No idea if your problem is the same but seems like a good place to poke.

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