When I try to change volume on-fly, i always hear that annoying blop blop sound.

Not sure whose idea it was to make it default, but it's driving me nuts. Can I disable it?! Thanks.

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'...the annoying blop blop sound...' what a wonderful description! The following commands did it for me:

Tell the system to stop emitting the blop:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.sound event-sounds false

Restart the audio service:

pulseaudio -k


The only solution I could find that accurately works seems to be to rename (or delete) the actual audio file used for the blop blop.

 sudo mv /usr/share/sounds/elementary/stereo/audio-volume-change.wav /usr/share/sounds/elementary/stereo/audio-volume-change.bak
  • Thanks! That worked for mouse wheel changing, but sadly, doesn't work when using keyboard shortcut for volume +/- . Cannot believe they actually made TWO separate ways for these sounds to perform, argh.
    – ivan
    Dec 12, 2019 at 9:43
  • I edited my answer with a better, yet more drastic option
    – Vlad
    Dec 12, 2019 at 18:50

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