Beep or playing a sound [Attn: CGF]
Sun Mar 21 05:42:00 GMT 2004
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 09:52:12PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Edwin Goei wrote:
>>Is there a program that will beep or make a sound in cygwin? In bash,
>>I've tried "echo -e \\a" and I get a control-G char but no sound. Is
>>there a program that will play a sound file that comes w/ cygwin? I
>>run xemacs which does produce sounds but I'm looking for a simpler way.
>The ^G character will work in an xterm or rxvt running under X11.
>It also used to work in the Cygwin console, but apparently doesn't
where ^G is the literal "control g" character works fine for me. ^G
uses the Windows MessageBeep call so if that isn't working then there
are undoubtedly other things wrong with your system. Either that or you
have sound muted.
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