Pidgin mail notifications

Asked by arky

How do I enable pidgin mail notifications with notify-osd? Is this feature available yet in Jaunty?

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Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said :

Are you using the latest version of Pidgin? upon adding your account there is already an option.. Try going to Accounts --> Add/Edit. Edit your mail account. In the options there should be a check box that says something along the lines of "New Email Alerts".

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arky (arky) said :

Bhavani that bit I know, my question was related to notify-osd notificatons.

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Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said :

Oh okay

still its in implementation i think

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shideneyu (shideneyu) said :

4 years after the initial answer, unfortunately, it's still not implemented. I don't have any popup notification while receiving e-mails (on Gmails - my gmail account is registered properly on pidgin though).
Right now, I'm wandering the net searching answers...

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