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Re: Kaffiene vs gene, score 1-0

On Wednesday 11 March 2009, Tim wrote:
>On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 14:42 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> 3rd subject, where is the default volume set for the startup and
>> shutdown audio splash files, they are blowing out the windows on the
>> neighbors houses.
>You could (a) opt not to have startup and shutdown noises, (b) pick
>quieter sound effects for those events.
And where is that choice administered?  So many menu's have changed between 
3.5.9 and 4.2, and become so 'simplified' in favor of leaving so much as 
defaults, there is little enough intuition as to where they are.  And I have 
explored most of the likely looking items in the k-menu.

>Way back when I still used a Windows box, I first did the (b) option.
>But the sheer number of reboots prompted me to do the (a) option.

Exactly Tim, and thanks.

>These days it makes sense to pick the (a) option as it has the computer
>doing less things during two moments you really don't want to slow the
>computer down with yet more things to do.
>[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r
>Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.  I
>read messages from the public lists.

Cheers, Gene
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