On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Greg Barniskis <nali...@scls.lib.wi.us> wrote: > 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 >> >> FireFox 3.04. >> >> 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. >> >> 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? > > IIRC, a beeping Firefox results as a "feature" of compiling it with > debugging options enabled. > > A quick trip through the Way Back Machine: > > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-gnome/2006-March/013973.html > > No idea if your problem is the same but seems like a good place to poke.