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Re: root-tail and kde

> I was going to use root-tail to put a TODO list on my background. Does
> anyone know of a program that will render an ascii file to an image that
> can be used by this?

Something like...

  TMPFILE = `tempfile`.ps
  enscript -p $TMPFILE TODO.txt
  convert $TMPFILE TODO.png

...could do it. You need packages 'enscript' and 'imagemagick'. It may also 
be possible to do this directly with imagemagick, but I've never tried.

- Jarno

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