Can I suppress the beep from XFCE on logging out?

Alan Mackenzie acm at
Tue Oct 20 22:53:59 CEST 2015

Hello, Liviu

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 09:53:17PM +0200, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> 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?

Do you perhaps mean <Settings>/<Settings editor>, then
<XSettings>/<EnableEventSounds>?  If so, I had this disabled anyway.

> Liviu

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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