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ring the bell

Terminal - ring the bell
alias beep='echo -en "\007"'
2009-02-05 10:14:24
User: adavies42
Functions: alias
ring the bell


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echo -e \\a

Bonus! Works over an ssh connection. Yay! :-)

Comment by mpb 467 weeks and 1 day ago

Shorter by 2 characters and (in my opinion) easier to write:

printf \\a

Also doesn?t print out a blank line.

Comment by thrifus 128 weeks and 1 day ago

@thrifus Fair point on the length, but the `-n` suppresses the blank line, at least on systems with the version of `echo` that implements that.

Comment by adavies42 127 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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