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How to make Skype use notify-osd?

is there any working way setup skype to using Notify-OSD? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and latest Skype from repositories (2.2.0.35).

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Sorry, I didn't found it during search for answer. –  s7anley Jan 5 '12 at 11:02

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There is a project called skype-wrappers which not only does what you want but also integrates skype into messaging menu. Here is a blog on its feature.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa`
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper

If you just want notification, install libnotify-bin and follow the instructions.

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Thanks for quick answer. It seems that this is what I need, but it have some issues. I don't have Skype-wrapper in dash so i need execute it from terminal. I cannot add skype-wrapper it into unity. Any help with that? –  s7anley Jan 5 '12 at 11:01
    
just do alt+f2 and run skype-wrapper –  sagarchalise Jan 5 '12 at 11:22
    
Any way how to add this in Launcher? –  s7anley Jan 5 '12 at 11:26
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open your /usr/share/applications and drag and drop skype-wrapper.desktop to the launcher. Basically, both Skype and skype-wrapper are named as skype, so unity dash won't show two instances. –  sagarchalise Jan 5 '12 at 11:38

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