Can I suppress the beep from XFCE on logging out?
acm at muc.de
Wed Oct 21 10:07:22 CEST 2015
On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 08:46:27AM +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:34:00 +0000
> Alan Mackenzie <acm at muc.de> 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?
> I'm not sure, but I *think* this is because of the box that pops up and
> prompts you to save the session. If you go to Settings -> Session and
> Startup -> General and disable "Prompt on Logout", I think it will
That is indeed the case. I've just disabled the "Prompt on Logout", so
that when I click on logout, I get just that, no beep and no dialogue
box. I think, for me, this is better all round.
> I haven't got a machine available that it's easy to test on right now,
> so I could be wrong, though.
Thank you for the tip! My irritation is now resolved.
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).
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