How to disable the Beep in FreeBSD

Disabling the Hardware Beep is different from system to system. In this article I will show you how to disable the Hardware Beep / Bell in FreeBSD and PCBSD.

How to disable the Hardware Beep in PCBSD and FreeBSD:

Type this in your terminal, as root:
# sysctl hw.syscons.bell=0

This setting not persistent. To disable the beep permanently, append this line in /etc/sysctl.conf, as root:
# echo "sysctl hw.syscons.bell=0" >> /etc/sysctl.conf

To turn the beep back on, use sysctl hw.syscons.bell=1

If you have Linux, read here how to disable the Xorg beep permanently.

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