Are you looking for a terminal countdown timer for Linux?. In today’s guide, I’ll introduce you to my best Countdown Timer for Linux. A countdown timer application is used for displaying the time remaining for an event such as cooking, presentation, game playing, debate, reading e.t.c. It counts backward down to zero from a defined time value.
Download Countdown Timer App for Linux
Check for the latest release of Countdown application before you download.
wget https://github.com/antonmedv/countdown/releases/download/v$RELEASE/countdown_linux_amd64 -O countdown
Give the file an execution bit.
chmod +x countdown
To make the binary file available for all users, move it to a directory in your
sudo mv countdown /usr/local/bin
Using Countdown Timer App for Linux
Once the application is downloaded, run it by calling
- Hour(s) – h
- Minute(s) – m
- Second(s) – s
P: To pause the countdown.
C: To resume the countdown.
Ctrl+C: To stop the countdown without running next command.
1.30s countdown timer
2. 2 minute countdown timer
$ countdown 2m
3.2 hours countdown timer
$ countdown 2h
4.2 hours, 10 min and 30 seconds countdown timer.
$ countdown 2h10m30s
5. 5 minutes and 45 seconds countdown timer.
$ countdown 5m45s
Add command with
&& to run after countdown.
countdown 30s && sudo apt-get update
countdown 1m30s && curl http://localhost:8080/api
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