Set Pidgin to "blink"

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Wed Nov 7 16:28:02 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Jo McGinty <jacmcginty at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to Pidgin and to the list, and I apologize if this question has been
> answered previously. (I checked online and didn't find an answer.)
> I would like to set he Pidgin icon in the program tray to "blink" or
> otherwise give a visual alert when a new message has arrived. I see sound
> settings but not visual settings.
> Could someone point me in the right direction?

The "Message Notification Plugin" (which is distributed with Pidgin)
will help with this.

You can also set the tray icon to blink using the right-click menu.


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