Using xconfirm to display motd?

Posted on 1999-01-08
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Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I would like to use xconfirm to display either the message of the day, or some other message file that I create.  The problem I have is where to put it.  The users on my system (SGI O2 with Irix 6.5) use exclusively csh.  I would like to know where I can put the xconfirm command so that they get the message only once, disregarding the number of shells they might have open.  I tried putting it in Xsession which didn't work, but I don't know why.
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mliberi earned 200 total points
ID: 1295294
if your system uses CDE (Common Desktop Environment), you could append the command at $HOME/.dtprofile.
It will get executed only once at login time.
Beware of executing the command in background.

Example: xconfirm <inputfile &

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ID: 1295295
Sorry for grading earlier

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