Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 468432
You can not turn off login sound.
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:38:37 EST
Description of problem:
It is not possible to disable the sound played at login.
Even if the control indicates disable a sound is still played.
System/Preference/Hardware/Sound -> Sound Preference / Sounds (tab) /
Alerts and Sound Effects / Desctop / Login = Disabled.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 10 snap 2
With latest yum update
Hmm, works here, in quick testing.
Run yum update today!
I tested a couple of times today on a desktop and a laptop.
Log-out/Log-in and restart.
I still get a sound played every time I log-in.
Is not a big deal, wait and see if more people encounter
It depends on type of CPU.
I have tested on a 4 core Q9550 and it rarly happens at all on this machine.
On the other 2 it more happens always. These are 2 core T86xx and an old
1 core 2GHz AMD
On all PC's there is a entry in /var/log/messages after login:
gnome-session: WARNING: Application 'libcanberra-login-sound.desktop' failed to register before timeout
To make the warning (and the associated timeout) go away, we need to register as a session client when playing the sound. Doing it from a script is a bit icky, but can be done:
export `dbus-send \
string:'' | sed -e '/^method.*$/d' -e 's/object path /OBJECT_PATH=/'`
/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login"
Jon points out that
is probably enough. No need to store the object path and unregister explicitly
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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