I've seen different ways to turn off the annoying Ubuntu beep but what is the best way to turn it off permanently through software?
disable the warning beep
you can do so by editing your
Save the file and this will turn off the system beep. If you want to turn the system beep back on, just edit this file again and remove the line that was added.
You can disable this by editing a file and entering two simple lines.
And then add:
silly speaker beep
Save your file and the speaker beep will be gone when you reboot.
If you don’t want to wait until a reboot, simply type:
You can disable system bell if in the Terminal you go to Edit->Current Profile->General and uncheck the Terminal Bell Or in the Configuration editor go to apps->Gnome-Terminal->Profiles->default check silent Bell.
You can also add (or uncomment) this line in the general /etc/inputrc file to set the bell-style for all users (overriden in ~/.inputrc).
The best way is to disable the
Then, if you want to avoid doing this every time after rebooting, append the following line to your
Check out this answer over on serverfault
Disconnecting the speaker works too ;)