It should be possible to disable the PC speaker's beep

Yann Simon at
Fri Mar 16 07:02:56 UTC 2007

2007/3/16, Michael R. Head <burner at>:
> On Thu, 2007-03-15 at 15:03 +0100, Yann Simon wrote:
> > From
> >
> > The PC speaker's beep is very annoying.
> >
> > When I disable it with gnome-sound-properties, I still hear it when I
> > shutdown or suspend my laptop.
> So you go to the "System Beep" tab and untick "Enable system beep" and
> you still get pc speaker beeps in GNOME under metacity? This works for
> me on all of the machines I use...
By disabling "System Beep" in gnome-sound-properties, I have no more
beep in GNOME, but I still have a beep when I shutdown the system
(when we can see a progress bar).

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