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Re: Darn 'beep' stoped working after installing Stretch in place of Jessie

On 01-08-17, RavenLX wrote:
> Having it work out-of-the-box would be nice. After a fresh install, I have a
> bash script I run that installs all the apps I use and configures them.
> Sometimes though, there are things that a user needs to answer. Thus, if I
> want to have the script running and go do something else, I want to "beep"
> when it's going to need attention by the user. I noticed this does not work
> in Stretch so I ended up removing the part to install the "beep" package and
> use beep to alert the user. I have tried escape codes via echo -e as well,
> and no beep there either.

Does printf "\a" works for you? Though, echo -e "\a" works here too.

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