Some programs are about to make me epileptic with excessive screen flashing/blinking (terminator etc.). In Ubuntu Hardy Heron I could solve the problem by unchecking System->Preferences->Sound->System Beep->Visual system beep. However on Karmic Koala there is no such option. I googled and found many solutions for turning off visual beep/bell. However nothing seems to work. So my question is that what is the exact alternative to disable Visual system beep on Karmic?
Maybe the problem is the module pcspkr
check if the module is loaded
if its loaded you can unload it with
if the annoying beeps disappear you have to blacklist the module: Add the line
to the file /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf if it exists. I do not know how ubuntu 9.04 or 9.10 do store the blacklisted modules.
and navigate to:
and see how they're set.
Also, some apps (e.g.
It might be that my question was obsolete. I could repeat the problem with 9.04 and 9.10. With 8.04 and 10.04 there is no problem.