Install Gmail Watcher on Ubuntu 11.10

Gmail Wathcer is Gmail notifier designed specifically for Ubuntu. Over the years, Gmail Watcher now also comes as an add-ons for firefox. That we discuss here is installation of Gmail Watcher for Ubuntu 11.10. Let’s start it.

Open Terminal and run the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:loneowais/

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gmailwatcher
If you want to add a new account, just press the "+" sign in the left-bottom from the window and fill the necessary info.
Add account in Gmail Wathcer
And this is how the notification area looks
Gmail Watcher Notification
In this version, you will face some features like:
  • Support for multiple accounts.
  • Support for Google Apps.
  • Secure password storage using Gnome-Keyring, and more...

That's all, hope it useful.
Via ubuntugeek.


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