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Re: use linux native notifications with tea-time


From: Dove Young
Subject: Re: use linux native notifications with tea-time
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 22:42:48 +0800

In your function, the actual command send to shell is 'notify-send Time is up! 1 minutes'

address@hidden notify-send Time is up! 1 minutes
Invalid number of options.

You should modify your function in this way, quote notification string before send it to your shell

(defun show-notification (notification)
 (shell-command (format "notify-send '%s'" notification) )
)


2011/6/7 Benjamin Slade <address@hidden>
Hi,

I'm trying to set up tea-time.el to use native linux notification
(through notify-send).

The current "notification function" in tea-time.el is:

------------
(defun show-notification (notification)
 "Show notification. Use mumbles."
 (if (program-exists "mumbles-send")
   (start-process "tea-time-mumble-notification" nil "mumbles-send"
notification)
 (message notification)
 ))
---------------



What would be the most straightforward way of using _notify-send_ in
this function?

(I tried:

---
(defun show-notification (notification)
 (shell-command (concat "notify-send " notification)
))
---

but I get an "Invalid number of options" error.)

thanks,
 --Ben
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Dept. of Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[ http://www.jnanam.net/slade/ ]

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