Switching off all ound notifications

marc gmane at auxbuss.com
Fri May 1 07:30:53 UTC 2009

Clay Weber said:

> On Thursday 30 April 2009 6:26:48 pm marc wrote:
>> Clay Weber said:
>> > On Thursday 30 April 2009 6:06:00 pm marc wrote:
>> >> It used to be possible to switch off all sound notifications in a
>> >> single click. I can't find where to do this now. Anyone know?
>> >> Thanks.
>> >
>> > Try System Settings / Notifications / Player Settings and check "no
>> > audio output"
>> > That , um, sounds like that is what you are looking for
>> Ah, I thought that was for all audio, not just notifications.
>> However, it doesn't work for gnome apps (in Kubuntu), which continue
>> peeping and pinging and burbling every time you hit a button. And, of
>> course, the apps themselves don't have their own audio controls; I know
>> not why, I really don't.
> Unfortunately, you will probably have to go into gnome's preferences and
> disable it there, too.
> You are more or less running two separate desktop environments that
> don't use the same settings. There are some standards, such as menus and
> similar, but once you open a gnome app, it will look for gnome settings.
> KDE's settings aren't used there (and vice-versa).

Yup, but I really thin they should be unified in this case. As I implied, 
this whole "new" area hasn't been thought through at all.


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