No option to remove empathy icon from system tray

Bug #419360 reported by Bernhard
26
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Empathy
Confirmed
Unknown
Nominated for Trunk by Erez Schatz
empathy (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: empathy

I think there should be an option to remove the empathy icon from the system tray: this was possible in pidgin and many pidgin users will switch to empathy when karmic releases.
A similar problem is the fact that the icon starts flashing when I start empathy because of an identification message. I heard other people complain about this, it requires too much attention, I guess. :) System tray icons should not flash imho.

Do you want me to send this upstream? I just wanted to drop a bug here because empathy has more attention in Ubuntu atm because of the upcoming Karmic release.

Revision history for this message
Brian Curtis (bcurtiswx) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report and helping to make Ubuntu better. I have pushed this upstream at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=593353. Please follow along there and comment there if you feel necessary.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
Changed in empathy:
status: Unknown → New
Revision history for this message
Bernhard (b.a.koenig) wrote :

I changed the upstream URL because this was marked as duplicate. Wasn't sure if Bug Watch Updater would do that automatically.

Changed in empathy:
status: New → Unknown
Changed in empathy:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers

Remote bug watches

Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.