ftv_gnome is a GNOME front end for the
furious_tv personal video recorder (PVR). It is
written in C and integrates well with the
GNOME desktop. It can search, sort, and filter
TV listing, and is considerably faster and
easier to set up then ftv_web.
X Message Daemon is a background program which displays simple text-based messages on your X display. You can choose parameters such as color, font, icon, and duration. It also has a frontend Perl daemon and client.