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Old 06-12-2009, 10:14 AM   #1
Hewson
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Better message notification for Pidgin (KDE 4 / Kubuntu 9)


Hi all,

I need some sort of better message notification than I'm currently seeing with Pidgin. Currently If I have a new message, an icon appears in my system tray.

The notification cant be sound based (I'm in an office; sometimes I have my headphones plugged in, sometimes I just have the system muted). I would really like something like Adium's growl announcements where a little message appears in the top right corner for a few seconds, but pretty much anything would be an improvement at this point. Does any one have any suggestions what I can do? A plug-in for pidgin? Some hook into KDE? I need something.

Thanks,

S

Last edited by Hewson; 06-12-2009 at 10:16 AM.
 
Old 06-12-2009, 03:33 PM   #2
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Apparently there a few plugins available.

Code:
sudo apt-get install pidgin-libnotify pidgin-themes pidgin-plugin-pack
Found this info @

http://blog.chewearn.com/2008/09/18/...tion-balloons/
 
  


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