Friday, September 25, 2009

Enable mail notification on Ubuntu 9.0.4 Jaunty Jackalope

Go to System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager

Search for mail-notification and mark it for installation

Click on Apply to install it

Go to Applications -> Internet then open Mail Notification

You should see something similar to the images below. Configure the application by replacing company with the appropriate name of the company and the username and password


To launch this program during startup
Go to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications
Click on Add
Fill up the form:
Name: Mail Notification
Command: /usr/bin/mail-notification --sm-disable
Comment: Mail Notification
Then click on Save

Did it work for you? You are welcome to post your comments/questions or better yet, link to this post, blog about it and tell all your friends who might find this post useful.

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