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Re: How to turn off the beep



On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 03:44:20PM -0600, Jim Yu penned with great insight:
> I am using Fedora Core release 1 in ASCII mode on a Dell Inspiron 8600
> laptop. In certain situations, e.g. when I hit the backspace key at the
> beginning of a command line, it generates a very annoying beep. Is there
> any way to turn this beeping feature off? 
>  
> Thanks,
>  
> Jim

Check in /etc/inputrc there is a line such as this at the beginning:

# do not bell on tab-completion
#set bell-style none

uncomment the second line from above. "set bell-style none" You'll have to login again and everything should stop beepin' at you. *nods sagely*

Alex

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