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Set a Reminder for yourself via the notification system

Terminal - Set a Reminder for yourself via the notification system
sleep 6s && notify-send -t 10000 -u critical "remember to think" &
2010-07-01 02:17:24
User: zed
Functions: sleep
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Set a Reminder for yourself via the notification system

This will be seen through your system's visual notification system, notify-osd, notification-daemon, etc.

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sleep accepts s,m,h,d and floats (date; sleep .25m; date)

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notify-send (-t is in milliseconds && -u low / normal / critical)

man notify-send for more information

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notification-daemon can use b/i/u/a HTML

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Why not:

sleep 6s && notify-send -t 10000 -u critical think &
Comment by kniht 260 weeks and 4 days ago

It's shorter? I guess if sleep fails for a crazy reason you'll get your notification right away? :-P

Comment by zed 260 weeks and 4 days ago

ahh, I misread. I didn't realize you dropped the subshell. I didn't realize the ; was causing & to hang. Will update, thanks for the tip.

Comment by zed 260 weeks and 4 days ago

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