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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce-4. I would like to use thunderbird's own notification, but activating that turns into 3 messages per new mail:

  • one from Thunderbird with mail info
  • one general with mail info
  • one just saying "You have new mail" and "no default action".

Is it possible to exclude Thunderbird from the general notification? I would like to keep the other programs calling xfce4-notifyd.

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From its source page here, Run xfce4-notifyd-config to display the settings dialog. There aren't any other settings you can tune; if you do not see it in the settings dialog, it's not changeable.

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As I suspected, no more configuration...thanks for your reply. – 32bitfloat Dec 20 '12 at 9:04

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