New mail notifications pop up in a window instead of in a desktop notification

Bug #674947 reported by igi on 2010-11-13
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
mail-notification (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: mail-notification

In Ubuntu Maverick, new mail notifications pop up in a window in the centre of the screen instead of appearing as desktop panel notifications (libnotify).
This is not happening everytime I get new mails, but always when I have new mails in my gmail account. If I get mails only in my other three accounts, notifications are properly displayed in the notification area.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: mail-notification 5.4.dfsg.1-2.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.35-generic-pae 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic-pae i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Nov 13 19:16:47 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=it_IT.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: mail-notification

igi (igor-cali) wrote :
igi (igor-cali) on 2010-11-13
description: updated
karlrt (karlrt) wrote :

i can confirm this, it happened at least once to me (most of the time it works great)

Changed in mail-notification (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Vyompv (pv-vyomesh) wrote :

I use Mail Notification 5.4 with Google apps [using the gmail way to login]. I always get my mails in pops up instead of notification area which annoys. If i switch off the notification i miss the emails. I confirm on the above bug.
uname -a
2.6.35-24-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 2 01:41:57 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux

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