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Re: Troubleshooting missing bell system signal

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 09:29:30 +0200, Ralph Plawetzki wrote:
> Florian Kulzer schrieb:
>> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 12:03:52 +0200, Ralph Plawetzki wrote:
>>> Dear list,
>>> I am looking for the bell-sound on the console. In konsole (KDE
>>> terminal) a
>>> bell symbol is displayed, but no sound is played. The same in a text
>>> console (e.g. Alt+F2): no sound.
>>> After looking on the web I checked the following: the appropriate kernel
>>> module pcspkr is loaded, sound card is recognized and configured via
>>> alsaconf and sound is working within kde.
>>> The kmix mixer doesn't show a volume control for pc speaker.
>>> System info: Debian Etch on a HP Compaq nx6310; audio device: Intel
>>> Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev
>>> 01)
>>> Any suggestions?
>> Does the beep work when you switch to a terminal, e.g. with CTRL + ALT +
>> F1?
> No, there is no sound on a terminal too.

What is the output of the following command:

grep bell-style /etc/inputrc ~/.inputrc

>> In Konsole I would go to "Settings > Bell" and try both "System Bell"
>> and "System Notification". The configuration in "Control Center > Sound
>> & Multimedia > System Bell" might also have an effect.
> I allready checked that. Both end in the same configuration screen for 
> "konsole", where "Bell emitted within visible session" has a sound 
> notification. When I click on test the sound I can hear it.
> The problem is, that when I e.g. hit backspace in a new konsole session,  I 
> see the bell symbol, but no sound is played.

Strange, if I go to the pull down menu "Settings > Bell Style" in
Konsole then I can choose between "System Bell", "System Notification",
"Visisble Bell" and "None" (konsole version 1.6.6).

Regards,            | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
          Florian   |

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