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I am using the alarm-clock application and the alarm-clock-applet, and the only frequency I can set, are for days of the week. I want an hourly alarm, is there any way to do that? Googling did not provide any answers, neither did AU, seems like no one has asked this question ever before. ATM, I use crontab to fire a notify-send each hour. Any other application/methods?

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Keyboard preferences has a typing break monitor that can be triggered hourly. Doesn't trigger if you have breaks in your work.

If it doesn't fit your needs it may be a good starting point to develop your own alarm.

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Sounds like an App request to me Kaustubh or at least a feature request for alarm-clock Install alarm-clock in the mean time for anyone who doesn't understand cron you can use the gnome-schedule Install gnome-schedule application to give you a gui way of adding your reminders.

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