Is there a way to disable the beep on Shut Down?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Dec 21 05:38:25 UTC 2008


On 12/20/2008 08:21 PM, Charlie Brune wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 12/20/2008 10:57 AM, Charlie Brune wrote:
>>   
>>> Whenever I select the "Shut Down" menu option to turn my laptop off, my 
>>> laptop emits a loud beep.
>>>
>>> Is there a way to keep the beep from happening?  It's pretty loud and 
>>> tends to wake up anyone near me who's sleeping.
>>>
>>> I've already gone to the "Sound Preferences" screen and de-selected the 
>>> "Play Alerts and Sound Effects" option.  That doesn't stop this beep.
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> One tab to the right: System Beep
>>
>> Disable & see if that works.
>>
>>
>>   
> I don't have a "System Beep" tab. I just have two: "Devices" and "Sounds".
> 
> I wish I did have it. If I did, that would likely be a more 
> straightforward solution.
> 
> Regards,
> Charlie
> 

On Hardy there is that option; I don't know if it would have resolved
your issue, the option is there. Perhaps in the future you could state
which flavour of Ubuntu you are inquiring about - that would save some
effort on folks that are trying to assist.








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