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by Krishnan Subramanian

2004-01-08 Fedora Tips #4:
Fast and easy way of setting a reminder for yourself, while working in the command line:

( sleep 10 && echo -e "Tea is ready\a" ) &
10 is a number of secons to wait until fire up the alarm, "-e" argument to echo forces it to see the "\a" sequence, which is an alarm bell. - submitted by Leonid Mamtchenkov