Getting A Spoken Notification When A Command Line Process Is Complete
If you have a long running command, you can use the "say" command to get an audio alert when it's finished. For example:
rsync -av /from/here /to/there && say "Process Complete"
That will use whatever the default voice on your machine is set to.
where to update the sound in the control panels.
example of how to change voices on the fly.
point to growlnotify as well.