[chuck-users] Stop Beeping at Me

Philip Davidson philipd at CS.Princeton.EDU
Sat Nov 12 07:53:49 EST 2005

Windows (XP at least)
control panel -> 'sounds and audio devices' -> 'sounds'
Choose the Sound Scheme, 'No Sounds'

This will stop _most_ system and system-oriented applications (MSVC6, 
Word) from generating alert noises and the like. obviously you gotta 
turn off iTunes yourself ( unless that is your livecoding software of 
choice )

on that note, if anyone has suggestions on turning off popup and overlay 
notification in windows entirely, please have at it.

Is there functionality (any platform) along the lines of an 'audio 
firewall' that restricts soundcard access to a set of named or approved 

Adam Tindale wrote:
> Hey All,
> Computers beep by default when you make a mistake. This sucks in a  
> concert.
> I have recently installed Mac10.4.  When I turn off the system volume  
> in the system preferences the terminal will still beep at me. Also  vim 
> beeps at me. Here are a few things I did to stop the beeping.
> Terminal:
> In window settings in the Terminal menu there is now a tab for  
> emulation where the audible bell option lies. Unclick this little  
> monster to make your shell stop beeping.
> Vim:
> In your .vimrc file I had to put  set noerrorbells in order to stop  the 
> beeping.
> I know that this is different in Linux to get bash to stop. What  about 
> windows? Emacs?
> I am sure a lot of you will have figured most of this out but it  should 
> help that we don't have to hear nasty system sounds at ChucK  shows in 
> the future.
> Cheers,
> --art
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