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Get Google Reader updates in the Ubuntu messaging menu

Users wishing to get handy desktop-bound updates of E-mails, tweets and un-read items in Google Reader should check out ‘CloudSN’ – a multi-service notification applet that integrates with the Ubuntu Messaging Menu. Currently it allows […]

26 May 2010
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Wouldn’t it be cool if… there was a Facebook-only Messaging Menu notifier?

Like most “mainstreamers” my sister wastes spends a massive amount of her time on social networking site Facebook. Guaranteed that whenever she’s on her netbook working, watching a film or just leaving it sat idle […]

26 May 2010
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Add Zimbra support to the Ubuntu messaging menu with Zimdicator

Zimdicator is a simple messaging menu indicator for use with the open source Zimbra Collaboration Suite. Created by Mitja Pagon to ‘scratch an itch’ (so to speak) it provides Zimbra users with convenient desktop integration […]

17 May 2010
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Add Liferea feed reader to the Ubuntu messaging menu

Users of desktop feed-reading application Liferea can be alerted to new RSS updates via the Ubuntu Messaging Menu thanks to a patch by the very cool Maia Kozheva. Download The patch is due to go […]

8 May 2010
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GMail Notifier puts GMail in your Messaging Menu

Further to our previous post on integrating Thunderbird with the Messaging Menu it struck me that many users – such as myself – don’t use a desktop e-mail client at all. Below are two very […]

2 May 2010
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How to add Thunderbird to the Ubuntu messaging menu

This method is now out-dated. See omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/02/thunderbird-messaging-menu-integration-ready-for-wider-testing/ — Many Ubuntu users don’t use the default Ubuntu mail application Evolution and prefer to swap it out with popular alternative Mozilla Thunderbird. Sadly, for Ubuntu 10.04 users, this […]

2 May 2010
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Lucid adds green messaging alert. REALLY green messaging alert.

I’d imagine the new message indicator alert in Lucid would say something like this if it could speak: – “You’ve got a message waiting, yo. It might be an IM or a tweet – i’m […]

30 March 2010
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Messaging Menu Adds running application indicators

How many times has an IM conversation popped seemingly out of nowhere after you were sure you had closed Empathy? In an update to the messaging menu today you will finally be able to tell […]

25 March 2010