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: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Terminal Bell
> 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
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