Better way to use notify-send with at or cron

DISPLAY=:0.0 XAUTHORITY=~/.Xauthority notify-send test
we don't need to export variables to set a env to a command, we may do this before the command directly

By: aurium
2010-08-03 01:17:02

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Thanks aurium, I'd also suggest using a ?here string? for even better clarity than piping with echo : at now+1minute <<< "DISPLAY=:0.0 XAUTHORITY=~/.Xauthority notify-send test"
adeverteuil · 580 weeks and 1 day ago
Also, so you don't miss the reminder you may want to use --urgency=critical
bostonvaulter · 578 weeks and 1 day ago
KDE users, in order to send a event to your KDE notifier you can use the following: kdialog --passivepopup "breakfast ready!"
grinob · 363 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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