I made a script that should notify me when there's a new chapter of manga that I'm reading.
I used the command notify-send to do this.
The program works when I am trying to run it in terminal.
The notification is showing.
However, when I placed this in my crontab, the notification doesn't show.
I'm pretty sure that the program is running since I made it to create a file for me.
The file was created, but the notification didn't show.
Here's my script
#!/bin/bash #One Piece Manga reminder #I created a file named .newop that contains the latest chapter. let new=$(cat ~/.newop) wget --read-timeout=30 -t20 -O .opreminder.txt http://www.mangareader.net/103/one-piece.html if (( $(cat .opreminder.txt | grep "One Piece $new" | wc -l) >=1 )) then (( new+=1 )) echo $new echo $new > ~/.newop notify-send "A new chapter of One Piece was released." else notify-send "No new chapter for One Piece." notify-send "The latest chapter is still $new." fi exit
And here's what I wrote in my crontab
0,15,30,45 12-23 * * 3 /home/jchester/bin/opreminder.sh