Get notified when a job you run in a terminal is done, using NotifyOSD

alias alert='notify-send -i /usr/share/icons/gnome/32x32/apps/gnome-terminal.png "[$?] $(history|tail -n1|sed -e '\''s/^\s*[0-9]\+\s*//;s/;\s*alert$//'\'')"'
This is an alias you can add to your .bashrc file to get notified when a job you run in a terminal is done. example of use sleep 20; alert Source:http://www.webupd8.org/2010/07/get-notified-when-job-you-run-in.html

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By: pkiller
2010-09-12 02:54:40

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sudo apt-get install notify-osd notify-osd-icons libnotify-bin
noisy · 427 weeks ago

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