Thunderbird

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 11:52:02 UTC 2010


On 08/13/2010 12:42 AM, Basil Chupin 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
>
>    
         I am using Thunderbird 3.0.6 daily and have never understood 
the problem this person is having. I have no such problem. Thunderbird 
works just as it has with tiny upgrades every new version for 10 years.

73 Karl


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