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7. Package Notes

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The following sections contain information regarding software packages that have undergone significant changes for Fedora 7. For easier access, they are generally organized using the same groups that are shown in the installation system.

7.1. PC Speaker Enabled

The PC speaker is enabled by default in this release, but can be circumvented in a number of ways:
  • Reduce its volume to an acceptable level or completely mute the PC speaker in alsamixer with the setting for PC Speak.
  • As the root user, disable the PC speaker system-wide by runing the following command in a console.
    su -c '/sbin/modprobe -r pcspkr ; echo "install pcspkr :" >>/etc/modprobe.conf'