no beep any more

Bernt Hansson bah at
Tue Jul 26 13:08:56 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-26 13:48, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> Hello,
> Yesterday I realized that my Acer C720 does not issue any beep, for
> example in terminals or on alpha console with 'printf "\7"'
> The sound general is working, for example playing something with mplayer
> or the jingle on KDE start. I'm not aware of having installed something
> during the last days. Is this somehow configureable with sysctl?
> $ kbdcontrol -b normal
> does not help.
> ANy ideas?
> 	matthias

usage:  xset [-display host:dpy] option ...
     To turn bell off:
         -b                b off               b 0
     To set bell volume, pitch and duration:
          b [vol [pitch [dur]]]          b on

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