I newly installed xfce on Arch Linux. xfce makes a beep noise every time I press the delete button or backspace, which is really annoying. How can I disable this?
I tried un-commenting
set bell-style none, but that didn't work.
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To disable the bell for all X applications:
xset b off
Go to SETTINGS → SESSION → STARTUP, button ADD, type: name "beep" and in last field type "xset b off".
This Arch Wiki page lists all the options to disable PC speaker (beep) very nicely: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PC_speaker
For instance, as mentioned by @SauceMcBoss, you can set:
xset b off) to disable it in Xorg (which will solve your problem). To make the change permanent, add this line to either your
Or, to disable the PC speaker globally within one session, the
pcspkr kernel module can be unloaded with:
To prevent its loading by
udev at boot, you can blacklist it in a
.conf file in
/etc/modprobe.d/. For instance:
echo "blacklist pcspkr" > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf