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Re: no beep under emacs

On Thu, 26 May 2011 18:52:08 +0200, Frederic Baldit wrote:

> Le jeudi 26 mai 2011 à 12:06 +0000, Camaleón a écrit :
>> On Thu, 26 May 2011 10:45:17 +0200, Frederic Baldit wrote:
>> > I have the following pbm with emacs (23.2.1) under squeeze and gnome
>> > desktop (2.30.2): I don't hear any beep when pressing, e.g., Ctl g.
>> > When running emacs within a terminal, with emacs -nw, I hear the
>> > beep. Running it in a X window (as ussual) I don't hear any beep.
>> (...)
>> Open the gconf editor and search for "bell" to ensure the beep is
>> enabled system-wide (/apps/metacity/general/audible_bell [x]).
> the beep is enabled. I had checked this before.

Does 'echo -e "\a"' produce the standard beep?

Also, if there is a "beep" device in your GNOME sound applet, check it is 
enabled and volume set to a high level.



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