Archive for September, 2009

Remove system beep on Ubuntu

September 7, 2009 Leave a comment

This quick tips show you how to remove system beep on ubuntu which sometimes annoying especially for laptop user.
Open up /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist, add this line :

blacklist pcspkr

Then, restart your computer to see the changes.

Or, if you just want to disable it temporarily, just run :

$ sudo modprobe -r pcspkr

That’s it.
Source here.


Disable NVIDIA graphics logo on GNOME startup

September 7, 2009 Leave a comment

Open up /etc/X11/xorg.conf (you might want to have a backup first), find the line said

Section "Device"
(your NVIDIA info here...)

add this line below it

Option   "NoLogo"

Save, logout and login again.
Tested on Ubuntu 8.04.
Source here.