Remind yourself to leave in 15 minutes

leave +15
If you spend most of your time in front of the terminal, leave is a useful reminder. Leave can have absolute form: leave 1555 reminds you to leave at 3:55PM
Sample Output
$ leave +15
Alarm set for Thu Mar 12 23:21. (pid 27264)

By: haivu
2009-03-13 06:09:52

What Others Think

It is not available prepackaged in the standard Fedora 10 repositories. It is in the repository for Ubuntu 8.10, but needs to be explicitly installed.
leper421 · 663 weeks and 6 days ago
As noted in the man pages, the warnings are easy to miss if you are using multiple windows or 'screen'. A simple version of this can be created using calendar/at and zenity/dialog.
karel1980 · 643 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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