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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.

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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.