I use Thunderbird instead of Evolution for my mail client, so I'd prefer if I could replace Evolution with Thunderbird in the messaging component of the Indicator applet. Does anyone know how to do this?
You want the Mozilla Notification Extensions, aka
But it will not delete the evolution entry, to do that you need to remove
The upstream source for the addon is available on Launchpad if you care to inspect it.
You could also use the generic email notifier 'Popper'. It works with all kinds of POP or IMAP accounts and can launch all email clients (Evolution, Thunderbird, whatever you want). You will find it here: https://launchpad.net/popper Articles and reviews are available at: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/ Just search for 'popper'.
My add-on was made to replace to evolution, but If you want remove the evolution indicator and maintain the evolution, only you need deinstall
evolution-indicator package (
sudo apt-get remove evolution-indicator)
If you want the evolution-indicator back, reinstall evolution-indicator (
sudo apt-get install evolution-indicator). You need restart your session after uninstall or reinstall the package
I understand that this is the simplest way to do it: An add-on for thunderbird that works excellent: http://danjared.wordpress.com/proyectos/ubuntu-thunderbird/ the site is in Spanish but use a simple translate and you'll be able to understand. I do have one question: If I eliminate the panel indicator for Evolution mail client, how can I bring it back. I don't plan on removing Evolution, I just want it out of the panel.