Get an audio notification if a new device is attached to your computer

dmesg -tW -l notice | gawk '{ if ($4 == "Attached") { system("echo New device attached | espeak") } }
dmesg -t: no timestamp -W: follow new messages -l: log-level notice gawk if the fourth word is "Attached" echo a sentence through espeak

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