sábado, 6 de septiembre de 2008

Ubuntu Timer Applet

Some time ago, I needed some "reminder" (computer science does cooks brains :-S ) I made a simple script to :



Code:

#!/bin/bash
if [ $# -eq 2 ]; then
sleep $1m
while [ 1 ]; do
sleep 3m
wall "$2"
xmessage -nearmouse "$2"
done
else
echo "uso: $0 #minutos MENSAJE"
fi



I did for simple tasks like "remember to call your ISP who told you Call me back in x minutes... ", which I almost always ended up forgetting.
Today I found this fantastic gnome applet (BTW it's on Ubuntu's repository):

http://timerapplet.sourceforge.net/

With Screenshots:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7982697@N0 … 37/detail/

Now I just have to remember why I was looking for an applet like this :)

Enjoy!

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