Wooty 0.3 review

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Wooty is a small perl/gtk script created by Eric Parish

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 3K
Developer: Eric Parish
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Wooty is a small perl/gtk script created by Eric Parish. The program is designed to check woot.com for new items without having to open up a browser. Wooty is designed for the GNOME desktop and Linux/Unix platforms.

Wooty is licensed under the GNU GPL and is provided without warranty.

woot.com is a cool online retailer that sells one item per day. Note that wooty is not supported or affiliated with woot.com.

Here are some key features of "Wooty":
Tray Icon - sits in GNOME tray
Notification Alert - displays notification for new items
Fast - wooty only downloads plain text from woot.com

Perl Modules


Install requirements
Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libwww-perl libgtk2-perl libgtk2-trayicon-perl libnotify-bin
Extract archive
tar -zxf woot-0.1.tar.gz
Run install.sh
Add wooty as a startup program in your GNOME session

What's New in This Release:
Added right-click menu
Fixed tray icon bug
Small improvements

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