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A notifier program (icon on the main panel) that would indicate when new messages / comments are received.

Features:

  • Permanent Icon on the main panel
  • Icon changes state when new messages for user are available
  • Icon changes state when profile for user is updated
  • Real-time notification
  • Works on KDE and GNOME
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I'm pretty sure FireFox works on Linux, too. What's your point? – Ladybug Killer Sep 23 '09 at 14:26
    
@John Smithers: Cute... there is a difference between a Browser and a notifier. I am looking for an icon that would pop on the top panel when there is a state change on my SO account. – jldupont Sep 23 '09 at 14:32
    
When you float in a feature-request, build it with some tinnies and craft it so that it will be bouyant for someone to step on. In other words, have some steak and chips with it. – random Sep 23 '09 at 14:32
    
There is an envelope next to your name, Jean-Lou. And a notifier bar above it. Again I think these work on Linux, too. – Ladybug Killer Sep 24 '09 at 8:25
    
I am talking about an OSD Notifier based application. – jldupont Oct 4 '09 at 11:19
up vote 6 down vote accepted

Apparently, they do not poll the /user/{id}/recent page. You can still feature-request this, however, on the respective project pages. :)

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I highly recommend StackApplet - and I'm not just saying that 'cuz I wrote it :) – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Sep 10 '10 at 6:48

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