Re: Default Beep
On Mon, 18 May 1998, Pete Harlan wrote:
> > There is an app that lets you do this. I read it in one of the
> > Debian packaged howtos. It is the same program that lets you change
> > all kinds of low level stuff. Like console colors and what not.
> > Chris wrote:
> > >
> > > I just had a weird though - is it possible to change the default beep in
> > > linux? You know - the one you get in vi all the time ;)
> If you use X, you can put something like
> xset b 50 1760 20
> in your .xsession or .xinitrc file. "man xset".
> If you're not using X, and your biggest complaint is the beep, then
> there's something wrong with your brain (but then you already said you
> use vi ;)
I won't get into an argument about vi (except to say it's the best editor
I've ever used ;), but I'm not really worried about the beep - just
wondered if I could change the sucker (although it'll help me tell the
difference between my puter and everyone elses at work!).
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