Author: z3bra <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:35:55 +0200
Precised more usecase
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/2014/04/pop-it-up.txt b/2014/04/pop-it-up.txt
@@ -33,6 +33,10 @@ But if you just LIKE to have it displayed all the time (Sometime, I enjoy a nice
status bar with the fine infos in it), then it's okay! Remember that you can
have both anyway ;)
+Moreover, you can use popups to notify you when a task running in the
+background has finished, or that a torrent has finished downloading, or
+whatever weird usage you can find!
### Existing software
There are in fact, many notification systems that you can use:
@@ -44,7 +48,7 @@ And in order to do so, we will need an important program:
I love this one, because it's really light and simple to use. Moreover, I
-contributed to it ot complete the geometry setting. You can now create a window
+contributed to it to complete the geometry setting. You can now create a window
of any size and place it wherever you want!
### Popup itself
@@ -258,6 +262,15 @@ I hope this will be helpful to someone. It's not meant to make you throw your
status bar away, or switch from libnotify and such. It's just a bare simple
alternative to those, as I like to have :)
+<span class="caption">Here is a little show case of what you can achieve. I
+used `stlarch_font` for the icon.
+the first popup is the volume bar. It goes red when it's muted.
+Next is a new mail (spawned via `touch $MAIL/new/shblah`). And finally, the
+battery level, bound to a key for the purpose of the gif. Otherwise it only
+shows up under 15% (written in red)</span>
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