Welcome to notify’s documentation!


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Notify process termination via email. It support Python 2.4 and later (Python 2.4 and Python 2.5 were manually tested, so it might not work).


Use pip like:

$ pip install notify

Additionally, if you would like to use a mail user agent which requires authentication, installing keyring is strongly recommended:

$ pip install keyring


  1. Running notify with the following command will start a setup wizard the first time.

    $ notify
  2. Follow the setup wizard instructions.

  3. Check with the following command (Only for Unix system)

    $ notify --check
  4. Sample usage of notify

    $ notify really_havy_process -a -b --options
    $ notify -t different@address.com really_havy_process -a -b --options

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