System bell ignoring preferences

William Scott Lockwood III vladinator at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 17:13:14 UTC 2012


On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> After setting the beep preference on Kubuntu 11.10, the beep sound
> does not change:
>
> $ xset q | grep bell
>   bell percent:  50    bell pitch:  400    bell duration:  100
> $ beep
> $ sudo /usr/bin/xset b 10 400 10
> $ xset q | grep bell
>   bell percent:  10    bell pitch:  400    bell duration:  10
> $ beep
> $
>
> The first and second beeps emitted sound the same. Is there something
> that I am missing?
>
>
> --
> Dotan Cohen

I haven't had to do this in a while, but I remember solving this by
just flat out blacklisting the module pcspkr. Thus, problem solved.

-- 
Regards,
W. Scott Lockwood




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