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Re: simple language for pop-up messages in X?

I usually solve this problem with 'xterm -e command'

On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Brian Stults wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Brian J. Stults
> Doctoral Candidate
> Department of Sociology
> University at Albany - SUNY
> Phone: (518) 442-4652  Fax: (518) 442-4936
> Web: http://www.albany.edu/~bs7452
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