Question relating to the Messaging Menu which provides quick access to global messaging status and messaging applications from the Ubuntu menu bar.

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How do I/is it possible to remove the Broadcast option from the messaging indicator?

I would like to remove an applet from the GNOME panel/indicator applet (the Gwibber/broadcasting applet, to be precise) in Unity mode. Is this possible? If so, would any techniques also apply to ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the 'clear' option in the messaging menu?

Say I get a new email, I get a notify osd message indicating subject and sender, and the messaging menu envelope turns blue. To clear the blue indicator, I usually click on the blue envelope, and ...
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Changing the default IM app away from Pidgin

Is there a way to change the default instant messaging application, in Xubuntu, so that the status icons, in the task bar, apply to a different app, like Twinkle? If not, can I remove the status ...
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How can I get rid of this indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the Mail icon indicator applet? I have an indicator, I think the messaging menu, that I'd really like to get rid of: How can I stop it from starting and ...
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How do I remove the messaging menu for just one user?

How can I remove the entire messaging menu for one particular user (and not all other users) under Unity or Unity-2D in Ubuntu 11.10?
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How to edit the messaging menu?

I want to remove the Evolution group and replace it with ThunderBird, remove Chat and replace it with Pidgin, and finally remove the Broadcast group. How do I do that?
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Stop Thunderbird messaging menu from searching archive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I configure Thunderbird Unity integration, particularly the monitoring of selected folders? The messaging menu tells me I've got new mail, but often that mail is ...
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How do I integrate Lightning with the messaging menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Thunderbird-Lightning events not showing in Unity panel calendar? Is there any way to integrate the events on lightning calendar with the the unity calendar ...
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How do I modify the Unity Global Menu

I got some help with part of this question: How do I modify the message notifier widget in the Unity global menu? But I'm wondering more broadly if there is a tool to tweak the Unity Global Menu. ...
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How do I modify the message notifier widget in the Unity global menu?

I started to ask "What's this not-a-panel panel in Unity, and how do I control it?" but I've at least gotten as far as realizing it is the "global menu". My global menu has a message notifier widget ...
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How to hide items in Unity's top panel?

I just updated to Natty and now the default top panel has icons for mail, chat, and power (lock, restart, etc.) In Lucid and Maverick I could just right click on them and remove from panel, but that ...
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How do I get the system menus to stay open on click?

This is new since upgrade to 11.10, now when I click the system menus for notification icons, logged in user, etc on the top right, they don't stay open, they just close immediately. Application ...
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XFCE empathy notification icon

I'm using empathy in xfce4, and I appear to be having both a notification icon as well as the messaging menu. Is it possible to hide the notification icon? Screenshot: I'm using 11.10
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How do I remove that envelope icon from the menu bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the Mail icon indicator applet? Is there a way to remove that envelope icon from the menu bar? It's around the top right corner. It contains Chat, ...
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Empathy messages don't show up in message indicator

Since upgrading to 11.10, sometimes Empathy messages don't show up in the message indicator applet. Is this a known regression or a "feature?" I think the problem occurs when the chat window is ...
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Messaging menu indicator does not work for Thunderbird

I updated to Oneiric recently and now the messaging menu is not working properly for Thunderbird anymore. When I get a new e-mail, the envelope does not change at all (No visible notification). ...
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Can you disable the envelope icon in the panel without removing it?

I wish to disable the envelope icon in 11.10's menu bar. I do not want to remove it permanently from the computer. With previous versions, I could right-click those type icons to make them go away, ...
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How do I switch back to Evolution and ensure that it is integrated with the desktop?

I would like to use Evolution as the default mail client. Thus, I'd like to have Evolution integrated with the desktop instead of Thunderbird (especially concerning the mail symbol on the desktop ...
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Closing Thunderbird to messaging menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide Thunderbird from the launcher while running? I would like to switch to using thunderbird to read my email. However, I can not work out a way to ...
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Icons disappeared from the Messaging menu [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 and several icons have disappeared off the Messaging menu. What I can do to repair this?
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Remove entries from messaging menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove “Set Up Mail” and other entries from the message indicator? In Ubuntu 11.10, how do I remove the Chat, Broadcast and Set Up Mail... entries from the ...
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Remove mail menu from indicator-messages

I'm using popper mail notification, which integrates into the messaging applet, therefore I have no use for the default message indicator entries. Is there a way to hide/remove them? I already ...
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How do I get the Envelope to turn blue when new e-mail arrives in Thunderbird? [closed]

Using 11.10. I have Thunderbird set up and have been receiving new emails. But the envelope indicator in panel never turns blue. I'm aware of this ask ubuntu: How to make Thunderbird notify of new ...
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How can I remove Empathy, and integrate Pidgin?

I don't like the Empathy chat client, and I want to use Pidgin instead, but I want to maintain the functionality Empathy has in the messaging menu. How can I do this in the cleanest way possible?
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Dynamic shortcuts for Messaging Menu?

I'm Unity Mail developer and I wonder if it's possible to add a shortcut to Messaging Menu from within the application (it's written in Python). I need to connect it's user-display to a function in ...
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Is there any way to 'hook' the messaging menu?

I would like to write an application that receives a notification whenever the messaging menu is activated (the blue envelope lights up) and whenever it is deactivated (the blue envelope returns to ...
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How to integrate Psi (or Psi+) into the messaging menu?

I've just installed Psi, but it doesn't integrates into the messaging menu. Is there any way to do this? (plugin, etc...)
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Why does the Messaging Indicator display 3 instances of Inbox?

A couple of (I believe) interrelated questions regarding the Messaging Indicator: Why does the Ubuntu Messaging Indicator Applet display 3 instances of Inbox ? Why does new email not show up in ...
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Application shortcuts in home folder for Message-Menu

I like other applications in my Message-Menu (e.g. Thunderbird, XChat, Skype), so I have created hortcuts for those applications in folder /usr/share/indicators/messages/applications. To avoid ...
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How to integrate Skype into the messaging menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Integrate Skype into Messaging Menu I saw in the latest release of PinguyOS that somehow they had skype under the messaging menu. It looked something like this: How ...
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Integrate Skype into Messaging Menu

I know Skype is proprietary, but it would be awesome if it were to be integrated into messaging menu much like Pidgin, Empathy, etc. Is there a plug-in that does that?
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Evolution mail notification doesn't work in the messaging menu [closed]

When I receive a mail in Evolution (ubuntu 11.04 natty), I don't get any mail notification about it in the messaging menu (it still shows for my 3 mails accounts "inbox: 0"). I'd like to know if it's ...
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Is there any way to integrate Dropbox in the messaging menu like ubuntu one?

Well, what the title says : is there any way to integrate Dropbox in the messaging menu like ubuntu one ? Edit: Below is an image showing where Ubuntu One is on the messaging menu That is where I ask ...
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How do I use my own icon in a python script integrated with the messaging menu?

I'm trying to customize an old python script I like a lot, specifically gmail-notifier. It uses the default mail icon in the messaging menu instead of the gmail icon a lot of similar programs use. I ...
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How do I change the chat and mail clients in the indicator area?

I am new to Unity thanks to my Natty upgrade the other day. While I like some of the new things, I would also like to reconfigure some stuff. Can I change the tray apps to use different applications? ...
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Messaging Menu Keyboard Shortcut

In previous versions of Ubuntu, Super+M would open the messaging menu. In 11.04, the Super key is captured by the launcher. I have yet to find a way to quickly open the messaging menu from the ...
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Is there a Gmail notifier that integrates with the Messaging menu?

how can i get it back in natty 11.04? thanks.
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Set default account in Empathy metacontact [closed]

When I link contacts in empathy, facebook becomes the default account used in a new chat. Is there a way to change the default account? I'd like to avoid using facebook whenever possible, and ...
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Update an entry in the Messaging Menu without having to logout

I'm trying to write a script that will create an entry in the messaging menu that shows your to-do list. This way, each item would be a shortcut, and clicking on an item would mark it as done. I know ...
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What causes critical glib errors (when coding using messaging menu)?

If I run the python code below (almost entirely from this useful blog post) then I get three identical nasty looking error messages in the terminal. What might be causing them? I note the number ...
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Why does my Messaging Menu code not work when split into functions?

Below are two python programs. They're exactly the same, except for one is split into two functions. However only the one that's split into two functions doesn't work - the second function doesn't ...
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Integrate emesene with the messaging menu

Is there anyway of integrating emesene with the messaging menu?
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Ubuntu One notifications?

Is it possible to somehow setup Ubuntu One to get notifications when something is updated. Example: Synced: /home/user/workspace/xxx.py /home/user/workspace/ggg.py /home/user/workspace/UUU.py ...
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Thunderbird is preferred mail app, messaging menu still loads evolution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to add Mozilla Thunderbird to the messaging menu? Hi, After installing ubuntu I setup my email in evolution, which is fine but on balance I prefer ...
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Override Built-In Maverick Keyboard Shortcuts

Having used the Command+M keyboard shortcut to minimize windows in OS X, I'd like to use the same functionality in Ubuntu 10.10. When I try, though, it only brings up the "communications" section of ...
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Desktop Feed Reader which can sync with Google Reader

I am looking for a Desktop Feed Reader which can sync with Google Reader and sits in the messaging menu and give desktop notifications. It should be like, when I have marked an item as 'read' on ...
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Developer documentation for the Messaging Menu?

The only documentation I have been able to find on integrating an application with the Messaging Menu is old and out of date: ...
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Stop Super+M from opening Messaging Menu

How can I make Super+M and Super+S work for compiz effects and not for indicator applet & indicator applet session in Lucid?
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Is there a way to add Google Calendar notifications to the indicator message applet?

Is there a way to have Google Calendar notifications through the message indicator applet without using Evolution? Something similar perhaps to "Gmailwatcher"? Or Is there a way to integrate Google ...
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Why are the MeMenu and the messaging applet two separate things?

When I look at them, their functionality seems to overlap so much that they could almost be merged: The MA is used to open Gwibber, but the MM is used to set the accounts and broadcast messages. The ...