[xmonad] Irssi, ssh and urgency

Lithis xmonad at selg.hethrael.org
Tue Aug 16 14:35:49 CEST 2011

On Mon, 2011/08/15 19:37:56 -0400, Tom Davis wrote:
> I use irssi over ssh/screen as I imagine many of you do.
> Long story long, I want to use basic urgency hook support
> now. I've confirmed xterm is all setup to send bell and
> that my urgency hook works.  Unfortunately, it doesn't
> work over ssh.

On both machines I tested, screen disables the bell by
default. C-a C-g toggles the bell on or off, as does the
command vbell¹. This might be your problem. You can test
the bell by running “echo -e '\a'”.

1. http://sunsite.ualberta.ca/Documentation/Gnu/screen-3.9.4/html_chapter/screen_11.html#SEC62

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