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Re: How to disable (or change) the logout sound in gnome/GDM?

On 2011-03-28 13:32:35 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2011-03-28 09:58:57 +0800, Yuwen Dai wrote:
> > The logout sound is a very ugly beep.  I can change the login sound in
> > gdm.conf but can not find where the logout sound setting is.  I also put
> > pcspkr module in the blacklist, no effect.
> Various solutions (the first one works on some machines, but not
> everywhere, and I don't know why):
> 1. "xset -b" in your .xsession or whatever is run (this will disable
>    the beep also in other applications, which is fine, IMHO).
> 2. With gdm, set SoundOnLogin=false in "/etc/gdm/gdm.conf".
> 3. With gdm3, the /etc/gdm3/greeter.gconf-defaults config file can be
>    changed to have:
>    /desktop/gnome/sound/event_sounds               false

Actually, after some tests, (1) is unrelated. On one machine,
gdm3 no longer beeps even though I have

  /desktop/gnome/sound/event_sounds               true

in /etc/gdm3/greeter.gconf-defaults and I do not use "xset -b"
(e.g. the beep works in Emacs).

"gconftool -g /desktop/gnome/sound/event_sounds" outputs false, so
that there may be something else. I'm happy with that, though.

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