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 January 5th, 2009

Showing Gnome/Ubuntu LibNotify Notifications from Mono and C# - 1

Gnome / Ubuntu Notification displayed using Mono / C#

In an earlier post I looked at how I could add my own icon to the Gnome Notification area from my Mono C# applications. The next thing I wanted to do was to show a notification in the taskbar to the user when something truly important happens. If you are running Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) then its easy to create them from Mono. As I found out, Hoary (8.04) doesn’t include the required libraries.

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 January 2nd, 2009

Creating a GTK notification area icon using Mono and C# - 2

Adding a Gnome tooltip to your application with C# and Mono

Cool (Linux) applications have their own icon in the notification area. To add my own icon in the Gnome notification area using Mono only took a few lines of code. In the post below I show how you can add your icon and associate a tooltip and right click menu to it.

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