Can I suppress the beep from XFCE on logging out?

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Tue Oct 20 21:53:17 CEST 2015

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Alan Mackenzie <acm at> wrote:
> Hello, XFCE.
> I'm using XFCE 4.12 on GNU/Linux.
> XFCE is a beautiful, practical desktop environment.
> But every time I log out of it it beeps at me.
> After a while, this has become somewhat irritating.  What is the beep
> trying to tell me?  That I'm logging out?  But I know that already,
> having just clicked on a button for this purpose.  Additionally, the
> bulk of the screen is dimmed (which is quite nice, really).
> Is there a setting with which I can suppress this beep?  (Yes, I had a
> look around the <settings> menu.)  If not, would it be possible,
> perhaps, to build in such a setting for the next release?
Have you tried disabling Appearance > Settings > Enable event sounds?


> TIA!
> --
> Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).
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