IRC Tool question

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Aug 19 07:44:35 BST 2009

On Wednesday, 2009-08-19, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 00:47, Kevin Kempter<kevink at> 
> > Hi all;
> >
> > most of my clients use IM to communicate realtime, however I have one who
> > uses their own IRC server. Is there a way I can setup KDE or a specific
> > IRC chat tool to alert me with a desktop popup message whenever my name
> > is used in an irc room?
> >
> > Currently I'm using Konversation and I have it set to "watch" for my
> > username but I'm not getting any alerts
> You're probably looking in the wrong place. Watches in Konversation
> are to notify you when someone comes online so you can for example
> check when your friend comes online to tell him something important.
> What you want is called highlight. Search for it in the settings.

My guess is that Kevin means highlights, but that he is missing the 
notification part:

Settings -> Configure Notifications

There is even one spefically for the use case of own nick name appearing in a 


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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