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Old 09-10-2003, 12:48 PM   #1
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stupid queston "how to beep"


i need to make my slack to play a "beep" sound.... it's look like when i start my backup i want that slack play a beep 3 times... how do it????
 
Old 09-10-2003, 12:52 PM   #2
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http://www.frank-buss.de/beep/

thats the first result that come up on google for me, i tried it and it works.
 
Old 09-10-2003, 01:10 PM   #3
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Put this in your .bashrc

alias beep='echo -ne "\a";sleep 1'

source your .bashrc by typing:

. .bashrc

now whenever you type "beep" you get a beep.
Handy for knowing when a kernel compile finishes
 
Old 09-10-2003, 03:05 PM   #4
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thanks i got lost looking for it all the day!!!!!!

another question "and if i want to turn the beep longer, is it possible???


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Old 09-11-2003, 12:30 AM   #5
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man xset look for the b option
you can vary volume, pitch and duration
 
Old 09-11-2003, 08:39 AM   #6
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thanks !!!!!!

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Old 09-11-2003, 09:48 AM   #7
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xset work only with X i want one that function with the cmdline!!!





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