Sound for countdown timer

Alex Janssen alex at
Mon Sep 10 02:50:09 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett said the following on 09/07/2007 07:43 PM:
> for what it's worth, have a look at:
> Disclaimer: I wrote it :)  ( shameless plug for my little timer! )
> It does a countdown, and beeps when completed. You can also run simple
> commands at the end of the countdown. For example, in the delayed command
> field type
> audacious /home/alex/music/yoursong.ogg
> ( or xmms or whatever )
> It handles hours minutes and seconds, and gives a graphical countdown
> showing time left. It is point-and-click, but requires Xdialog to run.
> You can easily install xdialog, though. It has an optional colours file
> that is basically dark - because default gtk 1.2 looks pretty horrible. It
> will use gtk 1.2 themes though. ( not gtk-2).
> I use it to remind me that I have food in the oven and it's time to get it
> before it burns to a crisp :)
> Just a suggestion - it's a bash script that uses xdialog for the GUI.
> Peter
Your timer's great!  I burn s... in the oven, too, but not anymore!


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