popexec is a program for Unix/Linux which checks a POP e-mail account and then runs a program whenever new e-mail arrives. A special feature of this program is that can run a specific email client when your POP box is empty. Examples are included which show you how to: Write "You have mail" or "You have X new messages" to a terminal, make a terminal beep, play an audio file, pop an X window onto the screen, make your keyboard LEDs blink, change your desktop background.
Here are some key features of "popexec":
· Writing "You have new mail" to your terminal
· Making the terminal beep
· Playing a sound
· Popping up an X window
· Changing your X desktop
· Blinking an LED on your keyboard