[fpc-pascal] Simple beep sound Linux

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Wed Apr 24 23:17:41 CEST 2013

On Wed, April 24, 2013 19:42, Rainer Stratmann wrote:
> How to program a simple beep in Linux.
> Now I have a mainboard which has a speaker, but needs to program using the
> sound device, I guess. Crt sound() does not work in this case.
> Is there another solution as easy as sound() in the crt unit?

If talking about a simple console application not using unit Crt, you can
issue a beep using "Write (#7)". Google helps you in finding various
gotchas/limitations of this solution though (this topic has been discussed
before, search for FPC, Linux, SysUtils.Beep and "Write (#7)").


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