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how can i get it back in natty 11.04? thanks.

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I prefer GmailWatcher which neatly integrates with the other notifications in Unity/Gnome.

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nice! that's what i'm looking for. –  suli8 Apr 29 '11 at 9:10
    
I can't make it to work in unity, annoying. –  Alvar Apr 29 '11 at 13:31
    
Didn't work well for me, and was buggy. However, Cloud Service Notifications worked really well (installed from git). –  Syzygy Jul 24 '11 at 22:35

Try installing the gm-notify package, this will give you :

  • notifications on new mail,
  • integration with the messaging indicator.
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It doesn't seem to support multiple accounts. –  davidbe Apr 29 '11 at 12:30

I'm using Cloud Service Notifications and it works great. In addition to gmail notifications you can also set up notifications for google reader, pop3, twitter, rss and others.

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thanks mate. this is great app, but i need it in the messaging menu. –  suli8 Apr 29 '11 at 9:09
    
You can choose whether you want it in the messaging menu or as a status icon in the settings. –  Smotko Apr 29 '11 at 13:12
    
I just installed from git, and it is a great simple and versatile solution. –  Syzygy Jul 24 '11 at 22:36

Also, Popper integrates nicely into message indicator for any email provider

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After reading through this thread and trying a few of the suggested notifiers, I am sticking with Popper for now. It's versatile, integrates well with the Natty indicator and it has a good configuration tool with helpful tooltips and a well-written help file. I don't like desktop mail clients for Gmail (too slow), which is why I also liked the fact that the commands invoked on clicking on a new mail header are configurable. I deferred all actions to Firefox opening Gmail in the right places (with some help from kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments) –  mvexel Aug 21 '11 at 23:35

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