LMK - SMS Notifications for the Terminal

Start a long-running bash command, get a text when it's done.

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Don’t sit around waiting for rake/make/tests/etc to finish. Let the machine tell you when it’s done.


$ lmk exec [command]

executes command, sending a digest of the result as an SMS to the specified phone number and creating a private, anonymous gist with the full command output.

For example: $ lmk exec bundle install


You need a twilio account, including API Key and Account SID for sending SMSes.


LMK requires a ~/.lmkrc file in order to run. The .lmkrc is a simple YAML file with four required values:

You can validate your .lmkrc at any time by running LMK’s config command:

$ lmk config


MIT Licensed. See LICENSE file.