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X Message Daemon

X Message Daemon is a background program which displays simple text-based messages on your X display. You can choose parameters such as color, font, icon, and duration. It also has a frontend Perl daemon and client.

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Recent releases

  •  17 Sep 2001 10:06

    Release Notes: This release features a random message displayer to remind you of daily things, a first attempt at moving config files to user directories, and a Perl interface (using SWIG) to Xmsglib, which will be used in other projects related to the Dave/Dina project.

    •  08 Aug 2001 18:38

      Release Notes: A new client to check your POP3 accounts for new mail has been added. libXmsg has been libtoolized. Files are now installed in a standard tree, bringing all Xmsgd-related data files together.

      •  26 Jul 2001 16:49

        Release Notes: This release fixes some issues with the source tarball install. Some more of the files are now installed in FHS-compliant locations.

        •  25 Jul 2001 00:59

          Release Notes: This new release focuses on ease of install; Xmsgd has switched over to automake and autoconf, and a spec file has been included to generate your own RPM. A pre-built RedHat 7.x RPM is also provided.

          •  28 Jun 2001 06:36

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            08 Aug 2001 17:00 bytor4232

            How does this differ from LinPopUp other than it does not need Samba?


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