Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

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Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby obscureangelPT on Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:11 pm

Hello guys
Well i am back to you with linux mint 14, and i am very happy with it.
Its pretty, clean and very fast.

So i do have a dumb question.
I enter in pidgin and many friends login and logout, naturally.
The problem is that everytime one friend login, add 1 to notifier menu on cinnamon taskbar.
So after 15minutes, i have about 10 notification to read which are logins and logouts from pidgin.

So i guess that is pretty useless, and i am asking if there is a way to turn off the pidgin notifications of login or logout, or even better if there is a way of turning off the notifications of pidgin going to taskbar notifications menu.

Thanks a lot guys, you are great
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Re: Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby richardsdma on Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:47 am

try the setting of pidgin or better empathy together with gnome-shell.
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Re: Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby remoulder on Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:41 am

Discussion of Mint 14 RC issues is requested at http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2205
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby AlbertP on Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:09 am

You can turn off notifications in Pidgin completely in Extra > Plugins, then turn off "Pop-ups of Libnotify" or something like that (I'm not sure what it is in English, I'm using Mint in Dutch).

@ remoulder: I don't think this is limited to 14RC.
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Re: Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby obscureangelPT on Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:45 pm

I solved.
I turned off the notification system in the taskbar, so there is no counting numbers anymore.
I prefer that way.
OSD its still appearing, that is what i want!

Anyway i like the way the cinnamon is evolving, even more things are costumizable and its very optimized :D
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Re: Cinnamon notifications Pidgin

Postby bwat47 on Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:49 am

You don't need to disable pidgin's or cinnamon's notifcations completely. Simply go to tools > plugins > libnotify popups > configure and uncheck the boxes for user signs on and user signs off. In my pidgin the only box I have checked is new message, so pidgin only gives notifications when I get an im.
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