Opens a X window with the calendar for current year.
Long and boring description
The year is 2003... I was still learning Gnu/Linux...
I was using Slackware 9.0
in my dock.
I just wanted to click on
wmCalClock and make it open a calendar for the
Two manpages later, this script was born. It is so simple that I could embed it
right here, instead of offering a download option. Heck, the script has only
one line! It just calls
cal -y and pipes the output to
It was one of my first scripts. Almost 5 years later, I still use it and the code is still the same.
Yes, I know,
xmessage is really ugly, but it does its job pretty well. (Note: if you know how to make
xmessage prettier, please tell me!)
Should I rewrite this to something more "modern"? I don't know. Is there something as simple, as fast and as useful as this one?
|Well, just a screenshot. Plain simple and useful. Ok, it is ugly, but it works really well.|