Gaim annoyances

Rick Stevens rstevens at
Tue Jun 13 00:14:50 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 07:26 +0800, Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing
Lists) wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've been using gaim for quite some time now and have been figuring
> out how to get around some features that I find annoying. I would
> really appreciate it if you guys can share how I may be able to maybe
> get around them.
> Annoyance No. 1: Mute sounds by default.
> I can't seem to find where this may be disabled or not. I'm not so
> keen to the idea of my headset beeping whenever I log in to gaim and
> forgot to mute the sounds.

Tools->Preferences->Sounds.  Edit away.  Change what you want.

> Annoyance No. 2: No more flashing of the IM window when there's a new message
> The flashing is too distractive. I don't know if this is a GNOME or a
> gaim feature though.

Tools->Preferences->Conversations.  Enable/disable what you want.

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