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Old 11-24-2013, 01:45 PM   #16
zhecklowdogs
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This is a text-book case of why people say linux is hard. There are probably 100's of timer programs available, most are not too difficult to install. Sure he could code on up in bash, or hell just install apache and add a few lines of javascript. Why not install Java while your at it just save you some time later.

What we should have told him is to go to what ever menu he has (Probably System or Setting) - Probably at the top left or botton left. Then find the first thing that says "Install" or "Programs" or "Package" click that, find the search textbox. Type in timer. Then click the Largest "OK" or "Next" buttons until the window disappears. Now search the menus for something that matches what he's installed. Done.
 
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Old 11-29-2015, 10:43 AM   #17
hamdrew
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A good timer solution available on Gnome is gnome-clocks

Excuse the thread resurrection, but this is the top Google result for "timer for linux", and I did not see this solution posted.
 
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