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winpopup equivalent
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Thread: winpopup equivalent

  1. #1
    doggiebone
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    winpopup equivalent

    Hi Guys

    got some spare time on my hands from work ;D Is there a similar program to winpopup thats on windows thats available for linux. I've got a small network and want to get the users attention via messaging program of some kind.

    thank for any help

    doggiebone

  2. #2

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    interesting, maybe JimH has heard of something, cuz i haven't : ;D

  3. #3

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    whatdoyougetwhenyoumultiplysixbynine??

  4. #4

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    neato!

  5. #5
    beltaurus
    Guest

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    Run samba to receive the messages, and smbclient to send them.
    RECEIVING MESSAGES
    ===================
    1. Make sure that Samba starts upon boot:
    ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S75smb
    2. Provide an action to deal with the message:
    edit the /etc/samba/smb.conf file, add in the [global] section:
    message command = cat %s > /dev/console &

    SENDING MESSAGES
    ==================
    smbclient -M nameOfYourMachine
    All the text
    That you want
    To pop Up on nameOfYourMachine<Ctrl+D><CTrl+D>

    or:
    cat fileName > smbclient -M nameOfYourMachine

    It works on a mixed network (Linux and Windows)

  6. #6

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    Nice info, and welcome to the board.
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  7. #7

    Re:winpopup equivalent

    yar welcome
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