set Awesome window manager 'urgent' hint when new mail arrive

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enhancement
10 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: elias.frantisek, Unassigned)

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10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.1) Gecko/20090630 Firefox/3.5
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.1.1pre) Gecko/20090702 Shredder/3.0b3pre

Hello,
I use Awesome window manager. When I recieve new message in Pidgin, virtual desktop where is Pidgin is set to 'urgent'. (result - see attached image(left top corner)) It would be great if Thunderbird had this feature, too. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. receive new mail/feed message.
confirming RFE
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: General → OS Integration
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: general → os-integration

Updated

10 years ago
Summary: request: set window manager 'urgent' hint → set Awesome window manager 'urgent' hint when new mail arrive

Comment 2

8 years ago
This would also be useful for the xmonad window manager.

If anyone wants a workaround, you can install the Mailbox Alert extension[1] and then write a script that sets the urgent property (I wrote one myself and can post it if anyone wants).

[1] https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/mailbox-alert/
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