Any suggestions for Really Annoying Alarms !!? -- [SOLVED]

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Fri Jul 11 12:26:45 UTC 2008

Chris Jones wrote:

>>> 1) install kalarm
>>> 2) build myself a "Bruno" script that uses crontab to 'shutdown' for
>>> those times when I just gotta go.
>> Whilst I cannot test it right now (at work, others using my machine 
>> etc.) I suspect option 2) can also be achieved using also kalarm. When 
>> creating a new alarm under 'Special Actions' you can configure pre and 
>> post alarm commands to be run.
> Actually, its even easier than that. Just change the action type from 
> text (i.e. pop message) to Command, and then run shutdown. Alternatively 
> select File which I think allows scripts to be run, which can do 
> whatever you want.

Have it email message to your cell phone or an sms gateway to it.  That 
would be especially annoying if you have to pay to receive them.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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