terminal bell pc speaker

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 00:03:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 11:58 PM, Christoph Wickert
<christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi, I just installed Fedora 14 on my machine.  There is no beep
>> > through the pc speaker from terminal events.  This worked previously
>> > in Fedora 10 on this machine.  I tried loading the pcspkr module, but
>> > that did not fix the problem.  Any ideas on how to get the terminal
>> > bell/pc speaker working?
>> AFAIK there is no way to get the PC speaker to beep anymore in X; the
>> PulseAudio author decided nobody should use that anymore.
> .. but nevertheless for those who still want it, he provided a module
> that can be installed with
> # yum install pulseaudio-module-x11
> to get the old behavior back.

Thanks, Christoph, but it does not work; well, at least here, on a
x86_64 machine running F14.


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