Re: simple language for pop-up messages in X?
On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 10:43:31AM -0400, Brian Stults wrote:
> Not entirely debian related, but... Can someone recommend a simple
> language that I could use to write a pop-up message program for X? I
> would like to be notified when I have new mail in a samba-mounted
> spool. I haven't found any applets that suit me because when I don't
> have mail, I don't want to see anything. I don't know any languages
> (except awk and bash scripting), so any sample scripts that you might
> have would be very useful.
if you want to use shell scripting, you could use
"xterm -geometry 40x10 -e dialog --msgbox 'new mail!' 6 20"
as your pop-up-window. :-)
or, if you want to use a real x-toolkit.. perhaps Tcl/Tk?
/* Moritz Schulte <email@example.com>
* PGP-Key available, encrypted Mail is welcome.