Released evolution-statusicon 1.0.4. Show/hide Evolution from the notification area.
If you are like me and you are annoyed by the Evolution bugging you in your ALT+TAB cycle as you have it running almost all the time you will probably like this one.
Back last year I wrote a simple plugin for Evolution. The plugin provides a small notification area icon to show/hide/quit Evolution’s windows and comes handy if you have your favourite PIM open all the time.
Development work on Evolution broke the functionality though which was based on a hacky workaround anyways (abused a private exported symbol) to be able to hide/show the main window.
However with Evolution 2.30.0, it’s rewrite of the UI code and removal of libbonobo code, the public API changed and now allows much better control of the whole interface.
So without much fanfare I release evolution-statusicon 1.0.4 for Evolution 2.30.0 or later. Download and sources after the break.
Check out the right version to install for your openSUSE version here.
The repository with packages for openSUSE 11.2 and Factory can be found here:
The source and tarballs live at:
Enjoy crowding your notification area with this!
Not tested with the indicator applet stuff from Ubuntu, but patches are always welcome.