improve the sound of gnome terminal

Alfredo Hernández aldomann.designs at
Fri Apr 10 15:33:55 UTC 2015

That's just the way it is in stock GNOME. I don't know if it would be worth
to patch the sound every time the respective GNOME components are updated.
Having said that, the default bell sound is kinda annoying in some

I guess we have to wait to the technical team to tell if it is feasible to
make such a change in the system without bringing too many headaches.


On 10 April 2015 at 10:32, Bart Schouten <mailing-list at> wrote:

> Hi,
> The little 'blip' in gnome Terminal that is configured by default as the
> "bell" is not a great choice.
> It *is* very pleasant that there is a default sound configured.
> That is better than Kubuntu, which does not have sounds configured, only
> visual notifications for background (unfocused) terminals.
> Personally, I feel the old "beep" that PC speakers had was better than
> this now. I am not in the position to select something else though (for
> you). I just want to say that it is up for improvement.
> And perhaps a nice thing to do. (Make a Doodle poll! :P).
> Regards,
> Bart Schouten.
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