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Dzen: Pop-Up Windows From the Command-Line

Jul 16, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I stumbled across an interesting and useful tool recently called dzen, a 'general purpose messaging and notification program' written by Rob Manea. Basically, dzen provides an instant-on/instant-off pop-up terminal window, along with a multitude of options that allow you to run just about any command.

"Dzen has not yet made it into the repositories of most mainstream distros. There are packages for Arch, Gentoo, Sourcemage, and CRUX Linux, and it is awaiting approval for Debian Unstable..."

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