Messaging Indicator (was: Notifications: uselessness of)

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Sun Mar 29 18:09:52 BST 2009

On Sunday 29 March 2009 7:05:59 am Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 09:17:20AM -0600, Ted Gould wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 11:45 +0000, (``-_-´´) -- BUGabundo wrote:
> > > On Monday 02 March 2009 10:19:19 Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> > > > This will be handled by the new messaging menu.
> > > 
> > > What *new* messaging menu? 
> > > Are there new stuff coming up that _we_ dont know about?
> > > Can you please elaborate a bit more, so that we know what to expect?
> > 
> > Currently it's configured for the default install, but the upgrade
> > script has not be configured to put it in a current user's panel.  So if
> > you'd like to add it you need right click on your panel and add
> > "Indicator Applet".
> It is?  I upgraded this very laptop from Intrepid to Jaunty (after the
> beta window) and I have this indicator-applet.  It display a pretty little
> envelope, no idea why and clicking it just shows me a list containing
> pidgin, clicking that brings pidgin up.  Having had it for a week I still
> don't know what its doing for me, if someone could enlighten me ...

When Pidgin isn't focused and you receive a message, after the notification 
disappears, it should be stored in there.  Evolution new mail updates should 
move to there as well.

And least *you* get an envelope.  I get "No notifications" written 
across my panel.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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