This project emulates the sound of my old faithful IBM Model-M space saver
bucklespring keyboard while typing on my notebook, mainly for the purpose of
annoying the hell out of my coworkers.
Bucklespring runs as a background
process and plays back the sound of each key pressed and released on your
keyboard, just as if you were using an IBM Model-M. The sound of each key has
carefully been sampled, and is played back while simulating the proper
distance and direction for a realistic 3D sound palette of pure nostalgic
The packages for RHEL 7, RHEL 8, and RHEL 9 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 7, RHEL 8 and RHEL 9, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 9 with the following command: