Binary package “sm” in ubuntu maverick

Displays a short text fullscreen

 Screen Message will display a given multi-line message as large as
 possible, fullscreen and black on white. You can specify the text either
 when launching sm, or edit it while the program is running.
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 It is useful to send messages across a room, e.g. during an university
 lecture. For fast startup, it is recommended to bind it to a key in your
 Desktop Environment.