KDE Message Box Popup in Bash

If you’re writing a bash script which may take a while to finish, such as a backup script, it’s often useful to have a popup notifying of the completion of the script. This can be done with the kdialog tool.

There are a bunch of options for this tool (run kdialog –help-all for details. For something like a notification popup, do something like the following:

kdialog –caption “Backup Manager” –title “Backup Complete” –msgbox “Backup finished successfully”

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