Skype Notify is little python script that takes advantage of Ubuntu 9.04’s growl-like transparent notifications to bring slick Skype updates to your system tray.
Not that Skype really needs one, it has the (like it or not) right-side-of-the-screen taskbar popup notifications. Rather dull, no? So if you want to test this, its simply because you like anything growl – – like me.
Skype-Notify Script uses Ubuntu’s native notify-osd unlike Mumbles that uses the DBus notification system
To install, download the script, say to your Home directory. Get Skype running, move to Options -> Notifications -> Advanced View -> Check the “Execute the following script on any event” option and paste the following script into it
python /home/your-username/skype-notify.py -e"%type" -n"%sname" -f"%fname" -p"%fpath" -m"%smessage" -s%fsize -u%sskype
You’re done when you hit “Apply”