Bug 904299 - Please distribute the old freedesktop sound theme 'bell' noise
Summary: Please distribute the old freedesktop sound theme 'bell' noise
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-01-26 02:37 UTC by Cole Robinson
Modified: 2014-02-05 18:30 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 18:30:34 UTC

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Description Cole Robinson 2013-01-26 02:37:37 UTC
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Overwrote the old 'bell' noise with the 'drip' noise from gnome control-center. Since control-center doesn't distribute that 'bell' noise itself, there is no way to undo this change.

(Personally, I find the drip noise unbearably distracting and frustrating. While for certain things like an IRC alert 'distracting' might be a virtue, for a terminal noise it is not IMO. While I'd prefer that change to be reverted, I don't expect it will be, so providing the more traditional alert noise in control-center seems a reasonable compromise).

Comment 1 Ryan Lerch 2013-02-11 20:16:01 UTC
Yeah. Changing the default is not really the big issue here. It is more that the old default sound is now no longer available to be chosen. The drip was available in previous releases, it just wasn't the default. 

There was a sound called "default" that was overwritten with the drip. Now in the sound choice list, there are two identical drips sounds with different names. That is confusing as well.

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