How do I ring a bell?
steve at sohara.org
Mon Oct 7 12:51:52 UTC 2013
On Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:37:35 +0100
Frank Leonhardt <frank2 at fjl.co.uk> wrote:
> In the good'ol days I could make UNIX ring a bell (literally) by sending
> \a to the console TTY (an ASR33 in my case). Now there's an electronic
> synthesised ting or beep from an terminal emulator IF it's got a sound
> card and so on, and an IBM-PC had a beep routine in the BIOS.
echo ^G > /dev/console
You'll have to type ^V^G to get a real ^G in the command line
(^ means control of course).
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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