[Pidgin] #11994: finch notification system

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Wed May 26 11:27:09 EDT 2010

#11994: finch notification system
 Reporter:  badcloud            |        Owner:  sadrul             
     Type:  task                |       Status:  pending            
Milestone:                      |    Component:  finch (gnt/ncurses)
  Version:  2.6.6               |   Resolution:                     
 Keywords:  notify finch popup  |  
Changes (by sadrul):

  * status:  new => pending


 It is not possible for finch to determine if finch is or is not in focus.
 You can configure finch to emit a beep/play a sound when a new message
 comes in (by either using the gntgf plugin (shipped with finch), or
 configuring the sound settings (from the alt+a actions menu)).

 Having said that, you can try the 'pietray' dbus plugin (in
 /finch/plugins), or one of the useful plugins from

 pidgin-libnotify is specifically for pidgin, and it will not work with
 finch. I don't think it's supposed to cause a crash in finch, though. So I
 would be interested in a [http://pidgin.im/gdb.php backtrace] from the

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/11994#comment:1>
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