LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-16-2005, 05:07 AM   #1
riteshgoel
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
How to disable default sounds from KDE


I am using KDE and simulatneously listening to songs using mpg123 as
the player. However, I tend to keep my headphones on all the time. Now
comes the real problem.

Whenever I switch across desktops, close windows, minimize them,
resize them, launch new applications - there are system sounds. And
these are really annoying to me. How can I do away with these system
sounds ?

Regards
Ritesh
 
Old 03-16-2005, 05:29 AM   #2
Yalla-One
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Norway
Distribution: Slackware, CentOS
Posts: 641

Rep: Reputation: 36
Hi Ritesh,

Start your KDE Control Panel, go to Sound & Multimedia -> System Notifications.

In the middle of the screen there's an area called Quick Controls. Check "Apply to all applications" and then click "Turn off sounds"

Alternatively, you can turn the volume down on all system sounds so that you only hear them weakly in the background. To do this, click the "More Options" button, then "Player Settings" and slide the volume control way down. This way you won't jump out of your chair everytime there's a system sound..

-Y1
 
Old 03-16-2005, 05:30 AM   #3
mayasedai
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: scotland
Distribution: ubuntu
Posts: 51

Rep: Reputation: 15
on gnome
menu > preferences > sound
uncheck either/both options in general preferences

Last edited by mayasedai; 03-16-2005 at 05:39 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
X server - how to disable the -nolisten tcp startx default? lugoteehalt Debian 3 05-04-2004 08:12 AM
disable changing default home page tmz1 Linux - General 4 10-01-2003 04:44 PM
Kde Sounds? RIgimp75 Slackware 3 09-03-2003 11:49 PM
[REDHAT KDE] Disable KDE boot? Apache down after 10min losing monitor signal bjwesselink Linux - Software 2 08-11-2003 02:52 PM
KDE sounds for everything. NO NO NO bkeating Linux - Newbie 2 05-22-2002 05:54 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:46 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration