Today seems to be very much a day of updates.
Next up on the list is Googsystray, the tray-residing Google services notification app, which now boasts improved Calendar support, the addition of Tasks notifications and bugfixes.
GoogSysTray 1.30 can be downloaded in .deb form from
To state the obvious, GoogSysTray is far from being the most elegant Google notification tool for Ubuntu.
CloudSN provides many of the same features, including Google Reader and Google Mail, but uses the Ubuntu Messaging Menu to deliver notifications.