echo -e '\a' fails on Ubuntu 10.10

Jason Jones poeticintensity at
Mon Dec 6 11:00:39 MST 2010

"Alas" (hehe) not

> any distro I know of accepts this paradigm. They are all still quite
> enamored with pulse and esound and the like. :(
> --
> Von Fugal

I've always hated ESD and ARTS and the like.  I run a small recording studio
based on Linux (, and run gentoo for the
reason that it allows me complete control over what sound services are
implemented.  I use only alsa, and gentoo doesn't care.


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