remind you when you have to leave
leave utility waits until the specified time, then
reminds you that you have to leave. You are reminded 5 minutes and 1 minute
before the actual time, at the time, and every minute thereafter. When you log
leave exits just before it would have printed the
The following options are available:
- The time of day is in the form hhmm where
hh is a time in hours (on a 12 or 24 hour clock),
and mm are minutes. All times are converted to a 12
hour clock, and assumed to be in the next 12 hours.
- If the time is preceded by ‘
alarm will go off in hours and minutes from the current time.
If no argument is given,
with "When do you have to leave?". A reply of newline causes
leave to exit, otherwise the reply is assumed to be
a time. This form is suitable for inclusion in a
.login or .profile.
To get rid of
leave you should either log
off or use ‘
kill -s KILL’ giving its
leave command appeared in