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How to disable KDE system sounds? I mean all sounds on startup, on dialog box popup, on error and so on, without turning off the actual media sound.

I use KDE 4.7.4

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In KDE 4.10.5, you can disable all system sounds without muting all media.

System Settings > Common Appearance and Behaviour > Application and System Notifications > Manage Notifications > Player Settings > No audio output.

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There is a longstanding bug in KDE to disable sounds for all apps. I suggest commenting on that bug.

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Try either:

System Settings -> Notifications -> Player Settings\

Then choose "No audio output."


System settings -> General -> Notifications -> System notifications -> Applications -> Event source

Then choose"KDE System Notifications"

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