Help: have system bell as root, but not as user

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Aug 24 19:41:33 BST 2007

On Friday 24 August 2007, David wrote:
> Thank you.
> The root konsole that beeps is launched with an applet defined by myself,
> with command kdesu konsole; so, after introducing the password in kdesu, I
> have a konsole as root. It beeps.
> If I open a konsole as user and then I su to root, it does not beep. If I
> open a root shell from the K-menu, it does not beep either...
> I have just realised that the beeping konsole adopts the symbol of a bell
> in the tab when beeping, whereas the not beeping ones show a symbol like a
> CD.
> But, in Settings -> Configure Notifications, the configuration is exactly
> the same.

Is there a difference in the options of Settings->Bell?


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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