Can I suppress the beep from XFCE on logging out?

Alan Mackenzie acm at
Tue Oct 20 22:47:16 CEST 2015

Hello, Ralf.

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 09:32:12PM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:34:00 +0000, Alan Mackenzie wrote:
> >What is the beep trying to tell me?

> I don't know, but I don't think it's useless. Perhaps it confirms that
> all processes to exit a session exited with status 0 (ok) and perhaps no
> beep or two or more beeps would inform you, if some processes exited
> with another exit status (warning|error).

No, I get this beep (e.g. by clicking <Applications>/<Log out>) before
XFCE attempts to close any processes, and I can just click <Cancel> to
get rid of the Logout dialog box.

> Regards,
> Ralf
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Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany)

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