Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Remember those birthdays with GBirthday

Aug 04, 2010, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Since today is the birthday of both myself and the US President I thought it apropos to cover a birthday reminder tool for the Linux operating system. There are a few of these tools but only one of them really is worth discussing at any length. That tool? GBirthday. GBirthday is a tool that lives in your notification area and keeps track of the bithdays in your Evolution contacts or your Thunderbird/Icebird, Lightning, Sunbird/Iceowl events, even CVS files or MySQL databases!

"GBirthday is very easy to use and allows you to set up a blinking reminder that allows you to decide how many days +/- to continue reminding you that a birthday is either pending or missed. In this article I am going to show you how to set up and use this wonderful little tool that will keep you from having friends and family upset that you missed their special day."

Complete Story

Related Stories: