Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 509505
login-wrong-password: beep does not respond to "no sounds"
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:23:17 EST
I dislike any and all system beeps.
They are totally inappropriate when
working on a redeye flight or when
in a university library, etc.
I have disabled them by putting
"xset -b" in seemingly every available
config file and by choosing "no sounds"
in system | preferences | sound | sound
My system still beeps: When I login and
enter the wrong password. That's the only
time. I can't tell for sure if it has just
started doing this (I think so) or if I
just noticed (possible, since I usually
don't mis-type my password).
The only thing that changed is that instead
of logging-in as I always do, I once logged
in as a guest user, which brought the full
annoying login sounds, and then seemingly
after that it started beeping on passwd
fail, though it may be a coincidence; in
other words I may simply not have ever mis-typed
my password before that.
This needs to be affected by something that
is configurable. It is totally reasonable
to want a beep-free laptop computer and this
needs to be configurable more easily.
Please help. Thank you.
Have a look at Bug 503360.
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