Ivan Illarionov ivan.illarionov at
Tue Dec 23 22:12:57 CET 2008

On Dec 22, 3:16 am, Jeffrey Barish <jeff_bar... at> wrote:
> I use sys.stdout.write('\a') to beep.  It works fine on Kubuntu, but not on
> two other platforms (one of which is Ubuntu).  I presume that the problem
> is due to a system configuration issue.  Can someone point me in the right
> direction?  Thanks.
> --
> Jeffrey Barish

gnome-terminal (default terminal on Ubuntu) uses X11 bell for its
Try 'xset b on' to turn the beep on. See 'man xset' for more options.


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