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Desktop Facebook Notifier for Ubuntu

Looking for a simple way to receive facebook notifications on your desktop? Facebook Notify by Nzjrs may be the answer.

A simple python-based tray application, it provides you with timely notifications upon: –
  • One of your friends changes their status, profile picture, or profile details
  • You receive a friend request, event or group invitation
  • Someone writes on one of your friends walls
  • One of your friends is tagged in a photo

Install Facebook Notify
First step is to install the required dependencies. Open a terminal and enter the following carefully: –
  • sudo aptitude install python-webkit python-simplejson
Now download Facebook Notifier using the download link below
Extract the archive and move the resulting folder to somewhere ‘safe’.

Enter the folder and double click on ‘‘, choosing ‘Run’ when prompted.

The Facebook icon will appear in your system tray. Left-click on this to login and you’re away!