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

Jobst Schmalenbach jobst at barrett.com.au
Wed Feb 3 06:20:54 UTC 2010


That's only on terminals (tty's, xterm, console) OR if you have xconsole open.

jobst


On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 06:30:15PM -0500, Robert Heller (heller at deepsoft.com) wrote:
> At Tue, 02 Feb 2010 21:47:20 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
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> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm currently installing a CentOS 5 desktop as a public internet access 
> > point. The machine shuts down every day automatically at 22:30. 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 ?
> 
> I believe the shutdown command automagically generates warning.  I would
> *guess* that GNOME would have some applet that monitors these sorts of
> warnings and creates popups.
> 
> > 
> > Any suggestions ?
> > 
> > Niki Kovacs
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