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Get Informed by your box that you are awesome ;)

Terminal - Get Informed by your box that you are awesome ;)
while $i;do `notify-send -t 200 "You are awesome :)"`;sleep 60; done;
2011-02-14 18:49:38
User: pahnin
Functions: sleep
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Get Informed by your box that you are awesome ;)

sends notification msg within repeated intervals of time to notify-send ;)

Just for fun.

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while sleep 60;do $(notify-send -t 200 "You are awesome :)"); done;
Comment by glaudiston 303 weeks and 4 days ago

yup, thats better thanx for that :)

Comment by pahnin 303 weeks and 4 days ago

Funny, but you don't need to run the notify-send in a sub-shell.

This saves you a few chars:

while sleep 60;do notify-send -t 200 "You are awesome :)";done
Comment by flatcap 303 weeks and 3 days ago

watch -n 60 notify-send $USER Loser

Comment by pahnin 302 weeks and 5 days ago

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