ScreenAlert allows users and programs to pop up graphical notification windows by invoking a command.
Alerts can be permanent until dismissed or can disappear automatically after a configurable amount of time.
Several themes are available for the popup windows.
Installation from source:
First untar the tarball:
# tar -xvjf screenalert-0.1.tar.bz2
# cd screenalert-0.1
Next run the configure script:
Next compile and install ScreenAlert:
ScreenAlert will install in /usr/bin, so be sure you have write access to these directories, or use 'su' to become root and the run 'make install':
# make install
Once thats done, you are good to go.