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Is there a way to turn off that anoying drum beat and welcome noise for Ubuntu

Is there a way to turn off that anoying drum beat and welcome noise for Ubuntu

I know that windows made the welcome noise for turning on your computer iconic, but it's annoying in the middle of a group. I can't seem to turn off my sound before Ubuntu boots up, and I'm guessing that It will be easier to turn off all the boot up noises rather than fixing that.

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Guest [Entry]

"I'm not able to test this out beforehand, but

sudo rm /usr/share/gdm/autostart/LoginWindow/libcanberra-ready-sound.desktop /usr/share/gnome/autostart/libcanberra-login-sound.desktop /usr/share/gnome/shutdown/libcanberra-logout-sound.sh

should disable all startup-, shutdown-, login-, and logout-sounds systemwide.

A less invasive approach would be to edit the aforementioned files and but a # before the lines that contain canberra-gtk-play. This would mark them as comments, therefore making the system disregard them. This also ""protects"" you against the system replacing the missing files during an update or similar."
Guest [Entry]

"You can turn this off in System > Preferences > Sound. Just select ""no sounds"" for the theme.

It used to be customizable in 9.04.

You can do something more destructive if you want only that sound removed, but this shuts the computer up entirely (something that's nice for laptops)."