Gnome system bell: soundfile instead of pc speaker?

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Fri Jun 9 10:35:01 UTC 2006

Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 01:03 +0200, Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> > Is it possible to tell Gnome to play a soundfile instead of beeping the
> > pc speaker as system bell? If so, how?
> System --> Preferences --> Sounds
> setup your own sounds, then go to system beep tab and uncheck it.

Please tell me which of those sounds will be played when I do (for example)
echo -e '\a'
in the shell.


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