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Ubuntu can show notifications, which seem to be equivalent to Growl. It is accessible through DBus (for programs) and through the notify-send command (for shell scripts).


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You can install growlnotify to do this. $ ./some_program && growlnotify Title -m Message Of course you would need to think of this before performing your command. The alternative (I don't know how to achieve this though) would be a Growl notification for every single command, which would be insanely annoying. To simplify use of growlnotify for ...


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A simple search finds http://growl.info/documentation/growl-package-removal.php from the growl official site. It also has this page http://growl.info/thirdpartyinstallations.php which may explain how it got on your machine. You should read it, or you may find it on your machine again. Growl is just a notifier, you can turn it off in Preferences if you ...


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There is a Growl port for Linux. Found here: Growl-for-linux


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I lead myself to the solution from a posting on Google Groups. Turns out you have to force Colloquy to run in 32-bit mode in order to get it to show up in the Growl .prefpane: Then, you can customize the Colloquy notifications however you choose:


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Go to System Preferences » Growl » Applications. Select Cyberduck and "Configure". Highlight "Bonjour" and deselect the "Enabled" checkbox.


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Open the AppleScript Editor, save as application, when saving check the box "Stay Open". Use this new applescript application to launch the VLC application. Description: It will launch VLC, turn off growl notifications, check every 2s to see if VLC has quit, if so it will turn growl notifications back on and then quit. As a bonus, it will use growl ...


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To play a custom sound in response to a Growl notification: Create a sound file and make it available to the system: say -o YouHaveMail "You have Mail" creates the sound file, "YouHaveMail.aiff". Sudo cp the file to /System/Library/Sounds/. Configure Growl to use that sound for the particular app and notification: Growl preference pane | ...


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Go to the Growl Website download it, then run the uninstaller contained in the disk image.


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I've never used Keep-It-Up but I can't think of anything else that does this (if it in fact works). It has a few strikes against it—not updated recently, costs money, and PPC build. If you wanted to know when an application had crashed that would be possible with a shell script, but knowing when an app is not responding is a pretty tall order. Edit: Here ...


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My hacked Applescript posted below. This matches the Growl output of iScrobbler. Thanks to The Tentacle for the work! There's information on how to set Quicksilver to launch the script here. tell application "GrowlHelperApp" -- Make a list of all the notification types -- that this script will ever send: set the allNotificationsList to {"iTunes Playing ...


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if you are using KDE, it is real easy! just use the kdialog command that is built-in to KDE, as in the example below: kdialog --passivepopup "Example text" if you happen to be using plain ubuntu, then you need to install the libnotify-bin package by issuing the following command: sudo apt-get install libnotify-bin and then you can send messages with ...


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man growlnotify does not allow an option, and growlnotify --help doesn't mention anything either. Which makes sense, because the issuing software does not control the style, you are -- via System Preferences! But the growlnotify entry there only has a single notification type Command-Line Growl Notification (and not e.g. one notification type per priority). ...


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Do they have to be Growl notifications? Tweetdeck has to option to add a 'search'-column and let's you set the notification-options for that. This results in a notification every time a new tweet matches your search parameters (and twitter's streaming feature makes it very fast)


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I guess it is a little late but I have done up a simple man page. Can you take a look and see if it clarifies the usage? https://raw.github.com/psinnott/gntp-send/master/gntp-send.man NAME gntp-send - Utility for sending notifications to Growl using UDP or GNTP protocols SYNOPSIS gntp-send [-u] [-a APPNAME] [-n NOTIFY] [-s SERVER:PORT] [-p PASSWORD] title ...


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What you need is growlnotify which is a CLI program to trigger growl notifications. You could use it as: ./script.sh;; growlnotify -m "done" It has a few more knobs you can play with, use growlnotify -h for more info


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You could try using Contact Alerts for Skype, it's an add-on that lets you create alerts for specific contacts: http://www.contactalertsforskype.com Disclosure: This is a commercial app & I know the author


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i have found http://freemacsoft.net/AppCleaner/ to be particularly useful for all purposes.


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Modifiying Daniel Beck's answer if you do this slight change it makes it very nice. function long { command=$@ $command /usr/local/bin/growlnotify Finished -m "$command completed." } Then when you run 'long svn up' you will see message 'svn up completed.' Very nice if you run many time consuming shell scripts at the same time.


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If you prefer the format that GrowlTunes supplies, you can also create a script that uses it: tell application "GrowlTunes" to show current track


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If I get your question correctly you're looking for an application that gives you a notification when a given web site changes. If I'm wrong, ignore this answer. The widely accepted solution to this problem is RSS. Googling led me to an RSS Growler which might fulfill your needs. If the site you want notifications for doesn't support RSS there isn't an ...


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You need a plugin for iTunes. Here it is.


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I suspect growlnotify is not in the PATH when run from quicksilver. In a Terminal, run which growlnotify. It will tell you where the executable is located. (For me, it returns "/usr/local/bin/growlnotify"). Then, use the full path in your script, and it will always work, regardless of what is in the PATH environment variable.


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Run VLC from a script that kills Growl, Hardware Growler and Herald, starts VLC, and restarts the other tasks when VLC has finished. Another way is to write it to run continuously, testing the process list for VLC, and killing / resuming the Growl, etc., as VLC is launched or quit.


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I am a bit surprised that rebuilding your Launch Services database did not fix the problem. Maybe there is another application (besides System Preferences) that is trying to claim the prefPane extension. If you could install preference panes, I would suggest the use of RCDefaultApp to check and/or reset the association between the prefPane extension and the ...


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Have you tried restarting after resetting your Launch Services? (What the Terminal command you posted did) This does not fix your issue but as a workaround: Preference Panes can be installed in ~/Library/PreferencePanes/ or /Library/PreferencePanes. Does open -a "/Applications/System Preferences.app" /PATH/TO/Growl.prefPane work?


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An interesting question, but fairly open-ended. What sorts of beeps are you trying to capture? And what output are you trying to handle? Errors? Completion of processes? growlnotify is the command-line tool to post Growl notifications. It has to be installed separately, and can be found in the Extras folder on the Growl disk image. You could use the unix ...


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Use iTerm as your terminal emulator, its the only way I know of. It has growl support :)


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You can use an applescript for this (don't remember where I got this) -- I compile this to an application triggered by Quicksilver, to get immediate notification of what is playing when I want, keeping iTunes minimised at all times: tell application "GrowlHelperApp" -- Make a list of all the notification types -- that this script will ever send: ...



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