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Visible bell mini-Howto

Alessandro Rubini,

v2.2, 11 November 1997

This document explains how to use termcap to configure a visual bell on one's system and describes how to disable audible bells on demand.

1. Introduction

2. Spekearectomy

3. Per-console Beep Configuration

4. Basic Concepts About Termcap and Terminfo

5. Defining a Visible Bell

6. Disabling the Audible Bell on the Text Console

7. Telling Applications to Avoid Beeping

8. The Dark Side of the Problem

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