Gerhard Fürnkranz wrote:
I think this is an issue of how your xterm (or whatever terminal window you are using)
> is configured (-> "visual bell" option turned on, in order not to bother other people > in the same office with noise :-) ). The X server can basically beep. Sorry, what I meant was that when the terminal is set to audible bell, I get nothing. If I set it to visual bell, the screen flashes, so the bell character is being sent from the application and processed by the terminal, but there seems to be a disconnect between the terminal and the actual bell. Graeme Gill.