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I just realized that I left Growl off my OSX apps list. It’s just so transparent to my day to day life that I completely forgot about it. But I don’t think I could live without Growl installed. Also recommended is the YAMB Thunderbird extension and the Growl-YAMB shell script that lets Thunderbird send Growl notifications.

Neil T.
January 6, 2006 2:13 AM

I don't know if it interests you, but I wrote a step-by-step guide to setting up Growl and Thunderbird here: . It's a little bit longwinded since no-one has come up with a Growl-specific Thunderbird extension.

May 14, 2006 9:17 AM

Hey, I've read your excellent tutorial, but I seem to be clueless about the step " Install the growlNotify Yamb script". I'm probably missing something terribliy obvious, but when I start terminal and type "chmod u+x growlNotify" I get an error message (no such file/folder). Can you help me out with that step? Thanks! Glenn

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