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I removed the default mail notification drop down since I only use an IM client, and don't want to have to go through an extra menu to get to it. After removing it, I tried the Empathy preferences and found no indication of how to get it to show up in the notifications area. Does anyone know how?

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you may be interested in this bug report at Launchpad.

It's not a bug, though.

The empathy icon was moved to the indicator applet. If you want to change this back to the old icon, go to "Edit-->Preferences-->Notifications Tab then uncheck "use message indicators"

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I ended up just switching to Pidgin, but this looks right too. – Jamie Dec 30 '09 at 15:08

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