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[Discuss] cron notifications to GUI front end

Jerry Feldman wrote: 
> I have a crontab task to shutdown my system at a specific time each
> evening. Shutdown notifications come to terminal windows that are open.
> However, When I am logged in and using Atom and Glade to work with some
> code, I miss the notification and the system shuts down. What I would like
> to do is to write a small GUI GTK3 task pop up in my face so I can stop the
> shutdown. One possibility is to write a startup task when I log in. So, I
> am looking at ideas.

sudo -u gaf DISPLAY=:0 \
DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/gaf/bus \
notify-send 'SYSTEM SHUTDOWN' \
'Gonna shut down the system Real Soon Now'

See if that works for you.


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