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== Description == == Description ==
 +Remind is a sophisticated calendar and alarm service for [[UNIX]] (including Cygwin). It is a [[command line]] application that interacts well with other programs. Remind offers a specialized scripting language which is able to express complicated scheduling methods in just a few lines.
-Remind is a [[UNIX]] calendaring program. Remind is also a [[command line]] application+== Further Information on the Wiki ==
- +* Check out the [[Remind FAQ]] for a good overview.
-Project Homepage: http://www.roaringpenguin.com/penguin/open_source_remind.php+* The [[Remind Cookbook]] offers a bunch of useful Remind script snippets.
- +* [[Remind Include Files]] provides definitions for holidays and other special days.
-== Hacks ==+* [[Remind Helpers]] talks about a number of utilities that work well in conjunction with Remind.
-* Use [[GeekTool]] to display the output of [[Remind]] on your desktop. Remember to use the -q option to prevent GeekTool from queueing up all your timed reminders again every time it refreshes.+* Some users have posted more extensive Remind use cases:
-* I don't always have a terminal open, and sometimes when I do have one open, it's not the app currently in focus. So I wrote a [[User:ThePolack/RemGrowl.pl|Perl script]] that executes remind and shoves the output (via Mac::Glue) to a [[Growl]] notification. Then I put the script in ~/Library/Scripts where [[Quicksilver]] can see it and now I can just execute it any time I want to see my reminders no matter what application I'm working in.+** [[Remind use case 1]]
- +** [[Remind use case 2]]
-===nohup/remind/growl===+
-You can run remind as a background daemon and fire off reminders through growl:+
-<pre>nohup remind -z -k'growlnotify -s %s &' ~/.reminders &</pre>+
-==== Dissection ====+
-; nohup : don't kill this command when i close this terminal window or log out+
-; remind -z : run remind as a daemon, checking up every five minutes+
-; -kgrowlnotify : pass the reminders to growlnotify+
-; -s : make the growl bubble sticky+
-; %s : represents the text of the reminder+
-; ~/.reminders: what remind file to run, and again+
-; & : run as a background process+
== See Also == == See Also ==
-* the [[Remind Cookbook]]+* [http://www.roaringpenguin.com/penguin/open_source_remind.php Project Homepage]
-* [http://www.43folders.com/2005/02/guest_mike_harr.html 43F: Mike Harris looks at "Remind"]+* [http://www.43folders.com/2005/02/24/guest-mike-harris-looks-at-remind/ 43F: Mike Harris looks at "Remind"]
-[[Category: UNIX Software]] [[Category: Open Source]]+[[Category: Open Source]][[Category: Remind]][[Category: UNIX Software]][[Category: Calendar Software]]

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Remind is a sophisticated calendar and alarm service for UNIX (including Cygwin). It is a command line application that interacts well with other programs. Remind offers a specialized scripting language which is able to express complicated scheduling methods in just a few lines.

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