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How to prevent the monitor from blinking when you press backspace when there's no text left to delete in the terminal?

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try my answer. –  Prince John Wesley May 22 '11 at 11:52

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How to prevent the monitor from blinking when you press backspace when there's no text left to delete in the terminal?

It is called as visual Bell. You can disable this feature.

Xterm Terminal : Xterm How to disable the visual bell.

Gnome Terminal : Select edit from the menu bar and edit the profile of the terminal to disable it.

    Edit -> Current Profiles... -> Terminal bell

Turn on window flashing: In System -> Preferences -> Sound, Change the Visual alert setting to Flash window.

Note: For other terminals, search as disable visual bell terminal name in google search box.

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