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DIY Chime Clock on Fedora/Linux for Pomodoro

  • audio files (wave format is best)
  • cronjob

To play the file bell.wav for 4 seconds, use

aplay /home/user/Music/bell.wav -d 4

To list cronjob, use

crontab -l

To edit cronjob, use

crontab -e

Crontab format


To make a chime, just create a task like this

0 * * * *  aplay /home/user/Music/bell.wav -d 4

Now your laptop is a chime clock.