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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
Brightness indicator to be used in scripts that adjust brightness [especially sys that doesn't support automatically]
Checks your gmail account every 30 seconds and display the number of new messages in the top right corner of the terminal.
A kind of CLI "Gmail notifier" if you will. :-)
This is a mashup of http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/7916/put-a-console-clock-in-top-right-corner and http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3386/check-your-unread-gmail-from-the-command-line
enter our information on the content file.
Works on Laptops, Desktop having communication b/w UPS & CPU
Quick and dirty way to disable the Ubuntu notifications that can be quite annoying. It prevent the notify-osd to start so you need to logout Gnome or kill it by hand to take effect.
This will be seen through your system's visual notification system, notify-osd, notification-daemon, etc.
sleep accepts s,m,h,d and floats (date; sleep .25m; date)
notify-send (-t is in milliseconds && -u low / normal / critical)
man notify-send for more information
notification-daemon can use b/i/u/a HTML