StackApplet 1.5 released!
Be sure to visit the downloads page to give the latest version a try. If you are able to translate StackApplet to another language, that would be awesome! If not, you can still help by reporting bugs and issues that you come across.
I want to share with you all a nice applet I made for this site. (Well, not for this site specifically, but it applies.)
It's called StackApplet. It's a status icon that notifies you of answers, comments people post to you, and reputation changes.
Here is the package: (for both 32 and 64 bit installs)
The package is also in my PPA (BUT it is an older version):
Here is a screenshot:
Note: to add this site, click the icon and click preferences. Type "askubuntu" into the site name field. Type your user ID into the other. Then click "Add to List" and click "OK".
Second note: The code for this app is on Launchpad.
Third note: StackApplet 1.4 is in the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) repositories.
'sudo apt-get install stackapplet'.