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MAC OS X: audible notification after a long command

I often run some command that takes a while to finish. By putting the say command afterward, I get an audio notification. Please note that this command (say) only works on Mac OS X and not Linux.

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By: haivu
2010-01-27 19:03:01

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What Others Think

on linux i use a command like echo "$*" | /usr/bin/text2wave | /usr/bin/aplay to make the computer say something. works pretty good.
fpunktk · 434 weeks ago

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