Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Disable Online User Notification in Pidgin

I admit that new notification system in Jaunty Jackalope is better and more user friendly. However, when it comes to IM, being distracted every time when contact becomes online is quite annoying. Notification system in Pidgin is plug-ins called 'Libnotify popups' and , luckily, developer provides user settings for it. To disable notification when your contact becomes online.

Pidgin Buddy Signs On Notification

  • Tool -> Plugins (Ctrl + U).
  • Select 'Libnotify popups' then Configure Plugin.
  • remove 'Buddy signs on' checkbox. Done.
Libnotify Popups Configuration

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Gnome Do and Gnome Keyring again in Jaunty Jackalop

Same problem with the previous post. However, the location and procedure to solve the problem have changed in Ubuntu 9.04.

pop up asking for password to access gnome-keyring

After trying for a while, I found the change keyring password in Passwords and Encrytion Keys. For detailed work around
  • Go to Applications -> Accessories -> Passwords and Encrytion Encryption Keysand Keyrings

  • select the Passwords tab
  • select the default entry, and right click then select Change Unlock Password;
  • Insert your old password and leave new password BLANK

I don't try this by myself, but I believe this solution also work on Intrepid Ibex.