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Little Python app that puts an icon in your system tray and tells you when you have new messages
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README.md

What is it?

Reddit Monitor is a small Python and GTK+ program to notifiy you if you have a new private message or comment reply on reddit. It also comes with a small Python script to allow you to display your reddit karma and number of new messages in conky or in a terminal.

Reddit Monitor is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL version 3.

Authors

Phillip (Philluminati) Taylor

David Keogh

Chromakode

Build Dependencies

python-dev                  2.x
python-gtk2-dev             2.12

Dependencies

python                      2.x
python-gtk2                 2.12        
python-simplejson           ?           Included as part of Python 2.6

Optional Dependencies

python-gnome2-extras        2.19.1      More featureful tray icon
python-notify               0.1.x       Display pop-up notifications
gnome-keyring               2.x         Save username & password
xdg-utils                   1.0.x       Open the prefered web browser

I'm unsure about the exact minimum versions of most of the dependencies. If you are unable to run Reddit Monitor for whatever reason, let me know so that I can look in to it.

How to get it?

The latest stable version of Reddit Monitor can always be found here:

http://github.com/davekeogh/reddit_monitor/downloads

The development version can be checked out with this command:

git clone git://github.com/davekeogh/reddit_monitor.git

Installation

Ubuntu users can do the following:

tar xzf reddit_monitor-0.1.0.tar.gz
cd reddit_monitor-0.1.0
python setup.py build
sudo python setup.py install --install-layout=deb --prefix=/usr

Everyone else, something similar to the following should work for you:

tar xzf reddit_monitor-0.1.0.tar.gz
cd reddit_monitor-0.1.0
python setup.py build
python setup.py install

How to report bugs?

You can add bug reports, patches, or feature requests to the issue tracker:

http://github.com/davekeogh/reddit_monitor/issues

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