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       alarm - set the alarm power time and or date of a Toshiba laptop


       alarm [ -dlhv ]


       alarm  allows  you  to  set  the alarm power on time and/or date of any
       Toshiba laptop or notebook that supports the alarm  power  on  feature.
       Older models may only support an alarm power on time.

       alarm  allows fairly complex time specifications, extending the POSIX.2
       standard.  It accepts times of the form HH:MM to set  the  alarm  at  a
       specific  time  of day.  (If that time is already past, the next day is
       assumed.)  You may also specify midnight, noon, or  teatime  (4pm)  and
       you  can  have  a time-of-day suffixed with AM or PM for the morning or
       the evening.  You can also say what day the alarm  should  be  set,  by
       giving  a  date  in  the  form month-name day with an optional year, or
       giving a date  of  the  form  MMDDYY  or  MM/DD/YY  or  DD.MM.YY.   The
       specification  of  a  date must follow the specification of the time of
       day.  You can also give times like now + count  time-units,  where  the
       time-units can be minutes, hours, days, or weeks and you can tell alarm
       to set the alarm today by suffixing the time with today and to set  the
       alarm tomorrow by suffixing the time with tomorrow.

       For  example, to set the alarm at 4pm three days from now, you would do
       alarm 4pm + 3 days, to set the alarm at 10:00am on July 31,  you  would
       do alarm 10am Jul 31 and to set the alarm at 1am tomorrow, you would do
       alarm 1am tomorrow.


       -d, --disable
              Disable the alarm power on feature of the laptop.

       -l, --localtime
              Use if the hardware CMOS clock on the laptop is set to localtime
              rather than GMT/UTC.

       -h     Print a short synopsis of the command line arguments.

       -v, --version
              Print the version number and then exit.


       You cannot set the power on alarm date to everyday.


       This  program was written by Jonathan Buzzard (
       and may be freely distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public
       License. There is ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY for this program.


       fan(1), svpw(1), hotkey(1x), tpasswd(1), wmtuxtime(1x)

                               6 Decemeber 1999