I wanted to enable my internal pc speaker; you know that annoying beeping thing. Normally the pcspkr module is blacklisted by default (since it’s so annoying), so I re-enabled it.
Upon closer inspection of my computer, turns out there’s no actual speaker inside my computer. Well isn’t that a shame. I did however discover that you can simulate one by using X resources:
The actual sound will obviously go through your normal speakers or headphones, but that’s okay. Now I can do things like:
and walk away from the computer. I will still hear the sound of the CS 1.6 AWP firing off at me when the operation is done.
The bell-command can be anything, and the play command is part of the ALSA packages.