I put this script together a month or so ago, but was inspired to post it when I read the hint "Local network messaging using AppleScript". There are some similarities in our goals, but there are some major differences in our approaches. Mine is more for home use, I use it so that I can bang out a quick message to my girlfriend in the back room while she was working on her computer. For this reason, I choose to use the system voices, so we could have a little fun.
Here's What it looks like when I choose it from the Script Menu:
And here's the script:
You'll need Pashua downloaded and placed in your ~/username/Applications directory. Simply update the USERNAME@HOST in line 66 to your ssh login information, and you should be good to go. You could easily add a drop-down to choose between a series of different servers or users on a server, but that's an excercise I'll leave up to you.
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