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Tuning out the beeps

How do you invoke the no beep option in MySQL?

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Those little beeps can hurt the ears, especially when I was just starting out with MySQL and seemed to trigger the beep on a very regular basis.

To keep the MySQL client from beeping on errors, start it with the --no-beep option:

mysql -u myuser -p --no-beep

You can see the full list of startup options here.

This was first published in June 2005

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