On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 13:28:04 -0800 "Kurt Buff" <kurt.b...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Roland Smith <rsm...@xs4all.nl> wrote: > > On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:29:37AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote: > >> I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which > >> is really annoying. > >> > >> FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22 > >> PST 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 > > > > Same here. > > > >> FireFox 3.04. > > > > Ditto, with NoScript and AdBlock Plus extensions. > > > >> For instance, if I go to http://www.wsj.com, among others, it's > >> constantly beeping, as the little headline scroller at the top of the > >> page updates. > > > > No headline scroller and no beeps here. > > > >> I can't find anywhere in the menu items, or in FF help, on how to turn > >> the beeping off, and it's driving me nuts. > >> > >> Anyone have a hint for me? > > > > Install NoScript and AdBlock Plus. It makes for a much nicer web > > experience, IMHO. > > > > Roland. > > Heh. > > I have those, but actually *want* the headline scroller, and some of > those other things - I just want the silly beep to go away. It seems > to do this on any page that does autoupdates - gmail does it too, when > a new message comes in. I'm on 6.4-STABLE and the "Breaking News" and "Latest Headlines" are present but no beeping. If you can't find the problem you can shut off the beeping with: xset -b off Of course, the downside is it turns off _all_ beeping for everthing. Randy -- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"