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I want to change the drum beat tone in my Ubuntu 14.04 and replace it with a new one. So I downloaded a new tone. I searched in Google to do this and I tried 4-5 links I found. But nothing happened, the drum is still beating. Actually is the drum beat start up tone or system ready tone ?

Can anyone tell the correct procedures to change the drum beat tone in 14.04 ?

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I found the answer myself. The drum beat tone is actually system ready tone.

  • So I went to /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo and renamed "system-ready.ogg" to "system-ready.ogg.old" and copied new sound file.
  • The new sound file should have the name "system-ready.ogg".

During the next start up the new sound will be heard instead of drum beat.

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Check this thread: How do I change startup sound. The steps are already posted.

If you are looking for new audio files, you can check these links.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/sam-hulick-ubuntu-start-sound

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I already tried that and it was unsuccessful. –  TomJ May 29 at 12:51
    
I checked my 'stereo' directory after executing the following commands - "sudo cp desktop-login.ogg desktop-login.ogg.old", "sudo cp ~/Downloads/dekstop-login.ogg . " The new sound file is there. But when I starts my system, the drum beat is playing instead of the new one. Why ? –  TomJ May 29 at 12:58

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