Re: Cannot turn on bell in xterm
On Fri, 21 Jan 2011 16:22:03 +0000 (UTC)
Camaleón <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:38:35 -0800, Joe Riel wrote:
> > Is there some trick to enabling the bell in an xterm?
> > $ xset q | grep bell
> > bell percent: 100 bell pitch: 400 bell duration: 100
> > But echoing ^G,
> > $ echo <Ctrl>-v <Ctrl>-g
> > makes no beep.
> "echo ctrl+v" neither sounds here but "ctrl+g" and "echo -e "\a"" do
> make speaker to beep.
> Does it work under another terminal (i.e., aterm, gnome-terminal,
> konsole...) inside an X session?
No. So far, I've only got it work from a virtual terminal (console).
> Another test to make "ring the bell" is searching for nonexistent
> string in Iceweasel (ctrl+f).
Emacs should ring the bell when I do something illegal.
That's how I noticed it was silent.