Terminal Bell

Schwarz, Konrad konrad.schwarz@siemens.com
Tue Dec 16 15:15:00 GMT 2008

please disregard the previous mail, it was a hardware problem.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Schwarz, Konrad 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 14:11
> To: 'cygwin@cygwin.com'
> Subject: Terminal Bell
> Hi,
> when running cygwin in a Windows console, I cannot get it to 
> emit an audible beep -- I always get a "visual bell" (screen 
> flash), even when using echo ^g directly or using echo -e \\a.
> I don't think this is a vi issue, as set vb? returns 
> novisualbell.  Since echo -e \\a and echo ^g do not beep 
> either, I don't think it is a TERM issue.  The computer beeps 
> in other programs, so it is not a hardware issue.  I couldn't 
> find any option in stty that might change this, nor anything 
> in the CYGWIN environment variable.  Finally, the mail 
> archives didn't offer any clues either.
> How can one enable audible beeps in Cygwin?
> Best regards,
> Konrad Schwarz

Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/

More information about the Cygwin mailing list