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Trash belch

March 10, 2013 — BarryK
In the recent 5.5 puppies, when you drag a file to the 'trash' icon on the desktop, there is a belching sound. Users have complained that this is somewhat unbecoming of Puppy.

The Trash was orignally written by Dan Van Wormer, hacked on by me, disciple, hairywill, and very recently some bugs were fixed by zephyr2 and L18L, and a tidy-up by me.

I don't know exactly when that burp/belch sound file appeared. It may have been there before but not used. At the time, I was amused, but on more sober reflection, yes, it is not appropriate (don't forget, I used to watch Hey Hey It's Saturday, so you get an idea what humour appeals to me!).

Trash is not a PET, it is builtin to Woof (though, I think that there is a PET floating around in cyberspace somewhere). I have changed the sound to two-barks. I was going to use file 'leave.wav' which says "goodbye", but decided it is better not to be English-specific.

The change will be in upcoming Service Packs.

Note, if you are running one of the 5.5 pups and want to hear that belch, do this in a terminal:

# aplay /usr/share/audio/puppy-trash.wav


Trash sound?
Username: ozsouth
Would this suit for a trash sound?

Hey Hey By Request
Username: cthisbear
" Hey Hey By Request - Plucka Duck Package (1995) Chris.

Re Plucka
Username: BarryK
"Ha ha, yes, that brings back memories! If they would release the entire 20+ years of Hey Hey on blueray, I would buy it immediately, hang the cost. Whatever makes you laugh, that really is, as they say "the best medicine".

Hey Hey on DVD
Username: BarryK
"I have ordered these two DVDs, "Hey Hey by request 1" and "by request 2", total about A$23 (about the same in US$):

hey torrent
Username: aarf
" links only havent tried to get'em

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