laidlaws at hotkey.net.au
Wed Feb 17 00:14:06 CET 2010
On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:49:00 am Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 16.02.2010, 22:49 +1100 schrieb Doug Laidlaw:
> > I reported a few weeks ago that I had found a desktop setting to turn
> > off sounds generally, but it no longer seems to exist.
> What does it mean? Where was this setting?
It was the one mentioned by the others. That fixed both the event clicks (e.g.
new window opened) and the hover clicks.
> > I found this link in the Xfce News:
> > http://blog.xfce.org/2008/10/event-sounds-in-xfce-44-46/
> > It suggests that the only fix is to downgrade my distro.
> Not your distro but a single package, libcanberra. And this only applies
> to Xfce 4.4. Are you sure you have the old version and not Xfce 4.6?
> What disto do you use?
I am using Mandriva 2010 Free with Xfce 4.6.1. I have libcanberra0-0.22
installed and pretty well the whole of Xfce is dependent on it. If I remove
it, I remove 100 dependent packages, including system tools. One could say
that it is absolutely necessary. Sometimes my package manager gives a
warning: "Without this your system won't run" - or something to that effect,
but in this case it doesn't go quite that far.
The startup sound for Xfce is the same as for KDE, but I don't know if that is
Mandriva, or because I have enabled KDE integration.
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