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    Linux Guru jmadero's Avatar
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    Jul 2007

    countdown timer

    I am looking for a countdown timer for Ubuntu and have been surprised to not find very many. What I need is one that I can have multiple timers counting down to different days. I'm hoping to find one that doesn't restart on system restart, that I start with the system and that doesn't use very many system resources. If there isn't one....I am thinking it wouldn't be very hard to write a simple script to at least get one in a terminal.....I'm not sure though. Thanks all

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    Linux Engineer RobinVossen's Avatar
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    Aug 2007
    The Netherlands
    This is WAY easy.
    If you arnt a Scripter (or cant be bothed to make your own script)
    Id advice gDesklets with MySpace Countdown (google for MySpace Countdown)
    The Count Down you'll find is a Flash thingy.
    And with gDesklets you can implent that into your Desktop..

    Hope you have fun with it
    New Users, please read this..
    Google first, then ask..

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