Opens the modem and waits for it to print caller-ID data. When it does, it logs it to a file, parses it, and pops up a window using "xmessage". If the number is present in your .bbdb file, it shows the name (or company) associated with it.

You have to edit the Skript and change it to fit into your System!

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in the GNU Info format; see below.

RELATED TO bbdb-cid…

bbdb-areacode-split(1), bbdb-unlazy-lock(1). bbdb-srv(1).

The bbdb is fully documented by The insidious Big Brother Database for mail and news, available via the Infonode bbdb


This manual page was written by Joerg Jaspert (JJ) <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).