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Old 03-14-2006, 09:55 AM   #1
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How do I turn off the system beep?

I've a Dell D400 with Ubuntu 5.1 and I hate the system beep. When using firefox and searching a document and it doesn't find it the system beeps. I hate that! lol Any way to get rid of it?
Old 03-14-2006, 10:06 AM   #2
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You can always open the box and unplug the speaker. That will surely shut it up ;-)
Old 03-14-2006, 10:12 AM   #3
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Haha, I like the idea... Is it a different speaker than my audio?
Old 03-14-2006, 12:58 PM   #4
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Should be. There should be a mini speaker that plugs directly into the motherboard in the same spot where you plug in your fan controler and such. If not things like the system beep, and keyboard clicks, can usually be turned off in the BIOS as well. So check there too if you can't undo the hardware.

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Old 03-14-2006, 02:05 PM   #5
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Heh, I'd much rather take the software approach. Thanks I'll check that out when I get to that machine.
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Module excision will eliminate the beep.

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