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Send Growl notifications to Macs from Linux boxes
Authored by: mmnw on Aug 13, '09 11:58:56AM
Sounds awful complicated to me. There's a lot of overhead on the Mac, you have to start the X-Server, install growlnotify and have the xkbevd daemon running.
Why don't you just activate the networking protocol of Growl itself? There are several solutions available for Linux boxes to send messages to growl. Most of them don't require to install software. They usually just need a scripting engine, PHP, Perl or Python...
Good starting point is here:
http://growl.info/documentation/developer/protocol.php
(Go to the bottom, check the links. If you click through, you will also find solutions in perl)

I am using the PHP implementation for a while now with my linux box...

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Send Growl notifications to Macs from Linux boxes
Authored by: wiesmann on Aug 14, '09 12:23:47AM

I'm using this because I use X11 anyways, and the Mac I'm connecting from does not have a fixed IP address. Not to mention that this avoids opening a port on the Mac, as everything goes over the ssh tunnel.



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