I have started a long process through a terminal. Is it possible to make the Ubuntu terminal make a sound once the process is complete? This way, I don’t need to keep checking, but will instead be notified through a sound.
There are at least three command line ways to accomplish this by putting the suiting command at the end of your script you may invoke for your lengthy process:
We can use default sound files from
Just to have mentioned it, there is another nice way to achieve this by misusing espeak, which is installed by default in Ubuntu <= 12.04. See, or rather hear the following example:
In Ubuntu >= 12.10 Orca uses speak-dispatcher. We can then install espeak , or alternatively use
Replace "make" with whatever long-running command you use.