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Tech Tip: Get Notifications from Your Scripts with Notify-send

Article Source Linux Journal
September 2, 2009, 10:32 am

Notify-send is a great application for notifying you when an event has occurred. An event such as a script running to completion.

If notify-send is not installed on your machine already, install the package "libnotify1" (or possibly just "libnotify") from your repositories.

Once installed you can simply type the following, at the command line, to display a pop-up message near your system tray...

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