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notify yourself when a long-running command which has ALREADY STARTED is finished

Terminal - notify yourself when a long-running command which has ALREADY STARTED is finished
<ctrl+z> fg; notify_me
2010-05-20 16:16:43
User: recursiverse
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notify yourself when a long-running command which has ALREADY STARTED is finished

If you want to be notified when a long-running command is finished, but you have already started it:

CTRL+Z

fg; echo "finished" | sendmail me@example.com

I use a script to post a tweet, which sends me a txt:

fg; echo "finished" | tweet

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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

Also try notify-send.

Comment by matthewbauer 274 weeks and 4 days ago

Hey where did you find 'tweet'. Is it an rpm or can anyone play?

Comment by hckhckhck 274 weeks and 1 day ago

hckhckhck: tweet is a script based on one of the commands on this site. try searching 'twitter'

Comment by recursiverse 263 weeks ago

I use lubuntu with lxde. I cannot install "notify_me" via sudo apt-get install command. Is it available for lubuntu at all?

Comment by DeHollaender 14 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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