visual alerts

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Sun Jun 12 15:43:24 UTC 2005

Ben Miller wrote:
> This there any way to configure Ubuntu/Gnome to provide visual alerts 
> for things like incoming mail, calendar alarms, etc. The only program 
> I've even tested so far that was able to provide one was Balsa. Others, 
> like Thunderbird, have the ability to do so but they don't get 
> displayed. Am I missing something?

for incoming mail you can use "mail-notification" from Hoary's universe.  It 
works for all sort of e-mail accounts (including gmail)

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