pings with noise-apology

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Sat May 14 12:14:11 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-05-14 at 11:52 +1000, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> So, this command:
>   echo ^G
> also produces no noise? Because that's all ping is goging to be doing.
> That ^G is meant to be a literal ctrl-G, possibly typed as ctrl-v
> then ctrl-g.

All you have to do to test the terminal bell is press the control and g
keys while you're in the terminal.  You don't need to try to print the

[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r

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