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Old 07-10-2004, 01:53 PM   #1
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I want gaim to flash blue!

This baffles me so much I'm pretty sure there's a very easy solution for this...I want to know when one of my contacts in Gaim said something when I minimized the window! Other IM-programs (MSN, Trillian, Kopete) make the the appropriate little box in the taskbar flash blue, but Gaim doesn't seem to do this, neither in SuSe 9.1 or Fedora Core 1 (my previous distro). I know you can make it play a sound when somebody typed something but I hate it when my PC twitters at me all the time. I looked all over the preferences and I probably overlooked it like a thousand times, but there must be a way to make the little box flash blue, isn't there?

Old 07-10-2004, 02:09 PM   #2
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In Gaim:
tools-->preferences-->plugins-->check the relevant boxes under "Notify For"

You did install the plugins, didn't you?
Old 07-10-2004, 02:17 PM   #3
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I did, but I looked over that one, just like I expected...

And it doesn't work when the taskbar always groups similar events (which makes sense).

Works now. Thanks


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