Can my FreeRunner remind me to shut it down if it is still running at 22:00?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Sat Jul 25 00:56:22 CEST 2009

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 00:44, Brolin Empey<brolin at> wrote:
> Hello list,
> I still have not received my FreeRunner, but UPS says the package is
> scheduled to be delivered on Tuesday.  Anyway, I have found Yet Another
> limitation of my Nokia 6103b.  I am almost certain the FreeRunner will be
> able to do what I need, but I wanted to ask how.
> I prefer to shut down my cell phone before going to bed, but I frequently
> forget to do so.  I used to have an alarm in my Palm Z22 (which is a PDA
> only, not a phone) that sounded every day at 22:00 to remind me to shut down
> my cell phone.  I no longer have that alarm because I had to stop using my
> Palm Z22 because its touch screen no longer works except when it is cold
> (see my previous message to this list about the reliability of resistive
> touch screens).  I thought it would make more sense to have my cell phone
> remind me to shut it down instead of having another device remind me to shut
> down my cell phone, but the best I can do with my Nokia 6103b is have an
> alarm that sounds every day at 22:00 even if I have already shut down the
> Nokia 6103b by then.  It is obviously pointless to have the Nokia 6103b
> remind me to shut it down when it has already been shut down, but I asked
> Nokia if the Nokia 6103b could do what I wanted and they answered no.
> So, how can I do this with my FreeRunner? :)
> Thanks,
> Brolin

Simply. Use at, or cron... Or write python or even bash script... You
can also do automatic change profile to silend instead of shutting
down... That's Linux box which fits in your pocket. You can do

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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