Thunderbird

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Aug 13 08:32:56 BST 2010


On 13/08/2010 17:21, Dirk Freitag wrote:
> On 08/13/2010 03:04 AM, Thomas Yao wrote:
>    
>> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au>   wrote:
>>      
>>> On 11/08/2010 06:59, Preston Hagar wrote:
>>>        
>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 8:39 AM, Kaushal Shriyan
>>>> <kaushalshriyan at gmail.com>     wrote:
>>>>
>>>>          
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> Are there good notifiers for thunderbird on Ubuntu Linux 10.04
>>>>> desktop,I mean if i click on it i am able to open the message ?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>
>>>>> Kaushal
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>            
>>>> I have searched long and hard for this since my upgrade to Lucid
>>>> (10.04) and subsequent upgrade to Thunderbird 3.  I am right now using
>>>> a combination of FireTray:
>>>>
>>>> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/4868/
>>>>
>>>> and Libnotify Popups:
>>>>
>>>> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/11530/
>>>>
>>>>          
>>> [pruned]
>>>
>>> Thank you for pointing out the above 2 extensions and their pros/cons.
>>>
>>> But I have to ask - simply out of curiosity - why would one need to have
>>> an addon installed for this purpose when it only takes a simple click on
>>> a desktop icon where Thunderbird is running to see if TB has received
>>> new mail for you? Obviously there must be at least one reason otherwise
>>> the addon would not have been written, nor maintained, but what is that
>>> reason?
>>>
>>> Is it because by having this addon you can read the mail while you are
>>> using a different application on a different Desktop? If so, doesn't
>>> this overwrite the screen with TB mail?
>>>
>>> BC
>>>
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>> Just add an add-on called "minimizetoTray plus" and it works well
>>
>>      
> Just did this for my netbook to get back into the ubuntu email list.
> minimize to tray is nice.
>    
But this, nor Thomas Yao's post, answers my question.

BC


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