[Wolves] Thunderbird and Indicator Applet
davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Tue Mar 9 11:45:36 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 11:43 +0000, Peter Cannon wrote:
> Hi All
> I was talking to Dave (Morely) the other day and saying how I wished the Indicator
> Applet, or Envelope as I like to call it on Ubuntu was customisable so that I
> could add or remove what I wanted and not what Caesar Mark says I should have.
> I use Thunderbird for example so having Evolution in there is pointless and a
> waste of real-estate. Today @sil (Aq) posted a ,dent http://tinyurl.com/ya8wp4j
> about a How to install the experimental version of libnotify-mozilla Now I read
> the instructions which TBH are pretty poor if you don't know what you're doing,
> the statement "Well you shouldn't mess with experimental if you're a novice" will
> get you one of my world famous withering looks so you have been warned.
> I tried to follow it but it fails to say "You must have bzr installed" then bzr
> said "You didn't give me your launchpad ID" at which point I said "Stuff this for
> a game of soldiers". Cutting a long story short here is Pete's quick fix.
> Install: sudo apt-get install libnotify-bin
> Download: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/11530
> From Thunderbird
> Addon-->Install: libnotify_popups-0.1.2-fx+tb-linux.xpi
> Restart Thunderbird
> Addons-->Libnotify Popups-->Preferences: test email
> You should have working notifications. Strangely for me the name Thunderbird is
> not showing in the list however I am getting the notifications.
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I hope you bugged the fact that it's not showing up ;)
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