You’ve certainly have bumped into Gmail Notifier for Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope, the awesome little python-install application that brings Growl-like, transparent Gmail notifications to your desktop, Mumbles goes a lot further than that. Mumbles is a promising open source, plugin-driven, python application that can be re-baptised as “Growl for Linux”. Using the DBus notification system […]
Digsby, Lifehacker’s Hive Five Winner for Best System Tray Application, is a Windows-only (for now) application that bundles-up instant messaging IM, email notifications and Social Network into a simple desktop/system tray notifier or chat application.
Mozilla New Mail Icon alias Biff is a Thunderbird extension that works on GNOME, KDE and IceWM, it docks Thunderbird into the system tray – – just like AllTray and displays an email icon (envelope) when new emails arrive in your Mozilla Thunderbird accounts.
Gnome, KDE, Xfce: AllTray is an open source application that docks to your system tray any application that normally is not dock-able because it does not have a native tray icon. – There’s no limit to the number of applications that can be docked.