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Re: Ding doing nothing

From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: Ding doing nothing
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:26:32 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.51 (gnu/linux)

On 2015-01-09 19:38 +0100, Marcin Borkowski wrote:

> M-: (ding) does not make any sound (I use Ubuntu Linux and did not mess
> around with sound setting).  I can hear no sound in the graphical Emacs
> interface as well as in the terminal (both a terminal program under
> X and the text mode).  What might be the cause?  Visible bell works just
> right (if I turn it on, that is.)  Of course, I did my checks with
> emacs -Q.

Probably that's because (ding) uses the PC speaker, and Ubuntu disables
it by default.  If you run "sudo modprobe pcspkr", does the bell work?

To enable the PC speaker permanently, comment out the line with
"blacklist pcspkr" in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf.


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