notify yourself when a long-running command which has ALREADY STARTED is finished

<ctrl+z> fg; notify_me
If you want to be notified when a long-running command is finished, but you have already started it: CTRL+Z fg; echo "finished" | sendmail me@example.com I use a script to post a tweet, which sends me a txt: fg; echo "finished" | tweet

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2010-05-20 16:16:43

What Others Think

Also try notify-send.
matthewbauer · 438 weeks ago
Hey where did you find 'tweet'. Is it an rpm or can anyone play?
hckhckhck · 437 weeks and 4 days ago
hckhckhck: tweet is a script based on one of the commands on this site. try searching 'twitter'
recursiverse · 426 weeks and 3 days ago
I use lubuntu with lxde. I cannot install "notify_me" via sudo apt-get install command. Is it available for lubuntu at all?
DeHollaender · 178 weeks and 1 day ago

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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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