--- horde-alarms.orig   2014-03-08 07:09:02.716743883 -0600
+++ horde-alarms        2014-03-08 07:13:04.565743668 -0600
@@ -22,4 +22,5 @@
 }
 Horde_Registry::appInit('horde', array('cli' => true, 'user_admin' => true));

-$injector->getInstance('Horde_Alarm')->notify(null, true, false, array('notify', 'desktop'));
+$load = !in_array('-n', $argv) && !in_array('--no-load', $argv);
+$injector->getInstance('Horde_Alarm')->notify(null, $load, false, array('notify', 'desktop'));