Sign up ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

I've never used this feature, but I think that in KDE Konsole Terminal you can configure sound notifications. This is the screenshot:

enter image description here

I find this useful when you execute a command client that wait for an event (like ping) or when finish a long script, you work in other task and hear your bell/alarm configured.

It is possible to achieve this with Gnome Terminal? Can I install other terminal over Gnome? Help me find some hack.

share|improve this question
You can just use Konsole in Ubuntu.. though to theme it you'll need qt4 settings too. – Uri Herrera Jan 5 '12 at 4:56

1 Answer 1

There is something called terminal bell in gnome-terminal. But it doesn't notify if commands are finished or waiting for user input.


share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.