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I am using Firefox browser and Ubuntu13.04. I am looking for an app,which will create a desktop alert with sounds,whenever any question included with my listed tags in my favourite list will be asked in Stackoverflow.com.

Is there any for the same?

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There is no app, exactly like that but two are pretty close (they don't have any annoying sounds).

These both run on Windows + Linux platforms and provide desktop alerts for favorited/tracked tags. Check out:


App thumb, built on the QT framework

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App thumb, Uses the Chrome browser for its engine.

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I am Ubuntu13.04. Will it be helpful. I want also sounds and pop-up. –  Priti Jul 7 '13 at 18:15
How to configure it ? for stackoverflow sites –  Priti Jul 7 '13 at 18:33
Ubuntu is a Linux OS. These apps should work on it. Both apps have pop-ups. If you want sounds, you'll have to make your own extension or modify the source for one of those two. –  Brock Adams Jul 7 '13 at 18:33
I just have installed it,now what I need to do ? –  Priti Jul 7 '13 at 18:35
Installed what/which? Also, I don't use either app, but they look fairly straightforward. Play around with their settings and see what happens. –  Brock Adams Jul 7 '13 at 18:46
I installed Stackaplet.but didn't find any preferences. :( –  Priti Jul 7 '13 at 18:47
See the screenshot on the app page. You can also post an "answer" there, if you have a problem or feature-request for that app. –  Brock Adams Jul 7 '13 at 19:04

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