Making use of D-Bus in Gajim Gajim package comes with a command, called gajim-remote with which you can execute remote actions.
this will show/hide your roster
and if you have unread message, a chat dialog containg one of the awaiting messages will popup
Lots of other things are of course possible:
- See GajimAndMpd for an example of integrating a music player into gajim using gajim-remote
Using D-Bus notifications
Here's an example python script to monitor dbus and do something when notified via dbus by gajim. script
This script talks to the water plugin from beryl and creates a catchy water ripple notification on incoming messages: gajim2beryl.py . You can see the script in action in this little demo screencast hosted on youtube.
Disabling D-Bus-related capabilities of Gajim
You can turn off the ability to remote control Gajim. The setting you want is remote_control.
You can turn off the ability to use notification daemon (if there) cool notification popups. The setting you want is use_notif_daemon.
You can do this by setting you want to False in Preferences Window, Advanced Tab, Open Advanced Editor. DBUS & KDE KDE 3.4.3 doesn't appear to start a Dbus instance for the user by default. Adding the .bashrc lines from above to a ~/.kde/env/dbus.sh seems to the trick. This is under Gentoo, with /etc/init.d/dbus running.
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This python script will monitor dbus and do various useful things on gajim events
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Python dbus script to glue gajim and beryl together
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Python dbus script to glue Gajim and Compiz Fusion together (modified gajim2beryl.py)
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