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A notifier for all the three if it's possible beside the clock... I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Gnome 2.30.2. Thank you.

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You may also like to check out Popper, a very nice project in active development and with excellent support.

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Exactly what I want! thank you. –  ntn2002dz Dec 18 '10 at 0:23
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Try Pidgin with the webMail Notifier plugin, If Pidgin is too much for just mail notification, then try if mail-notification available in the repositories will work, for mail-notification to work with some Yahoo e-mail accounts you may have to pay for the Yahoo pop3 service.

If you do not yet have a Yahoo account or would like to create another one here is a little tip; When signing up with Yahoo you can select a country that Yahoo allows free pop services as described here; http://www.techiecorner.com/126/free-yahoo-pop3-email-account-yahoo-mail-sg-and-hk/, I tried this and the account created does allow pop3 service to be enabled.

Lastly, even though you did not ask for this, try this addon for Firefox available here; https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4490/ you may like it.

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I like the third choice, thanks –  ntn2002dz Dec 17 '10 at 5:33
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If you search for "gmail" in Synaptic you'll see a number of packages for gmail notifiers. Also Prism IIRC can notify from the panel. I've used checkgmail in the past and liked it, but not enough to reinstall it.

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You may also want to look into CloudSn. It's a notifier that runs through your Indicator Applet (or the tray) and connects to gmail, twitter, identi.ca and POP email accounts.

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