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I'm looking for a way for the terminal to get my attention after a command finishes. Something like this:

$ ./lengthy_command.sh ; focus_terminal

Is there any easy way to do that on Snow Leopard?

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$ ./lengthy_command.sh; osascript -e 'tell application "Terminal" to activate'

If you want to get even fancier:

$ ./lengthy_command.sh; osascript -e 'tell application "Terminal"' -e 'activate' -e 'display alert "Done!"' -e 'end tell'
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My god. That craziness actually works. :p –  Steve Bennett Dec 4 '12 at 2:24

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