[CentOS] Display a warning message at a certain time ?

Frank Cox theatre at sasktel.net
Tue Feb 2 21:01:44 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 14:57 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 21:47 +0100, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> > Is there 
> > a way I can display a message in GNOME at 22:15 warning the user that 
> > the machine will shutdown in 15 minutes ?
> 
> kalarm

On second thought, a bash file calling zenity in a cronjob will be
better.  You can have zenity show any message you want in a window on
the desktop and the only option available in that window can be "ok".
kalarm would allow the user to change the alarm, and that's not what you
want.
> 
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