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My first step on the web

This section includes all my projects, so-called, contrary to popular belief..


This is my first extension for Thunderbird. The name is the fusion of Thunderbird and Asus Mail LED, so: Thunderled.
The extension allows the Mail LED, that is on several ASUS laptops, to switch on when a new email has arrived, as it occurs with Outlook.
You can download the latest test release ( here.
Requirement for Windows XP & Vista 32bit: ATKACPI driver installed.
Requirement for Linux: asus_acpi installed.
Localizations: it-IT, en-US, fr-FR, nl-NL, pl-PL, pt-BR, es-ES, de-De, hu-HU.
If you want localize this extension in your language, please check BabelZilla and add that. Please contact me for problems or suggestions.

Beta Release v0.3
- Add new behavior based on new emails
- Add flashing
- Add support for Scroll Lock LED
- Add support for IBM/Lenovo ThinkLight (Linux only, ibm-acpi required)
- Add support for asus-laptop in Linux
- Add ru-RU localization
- Add cs-CZ localization
If you install Thunderled in Linux with ibm-acpi or asus-laptop, you need to change privileges:
For asus-laptop: add 'chmod o+w /sys/class/leds/asus:mail/brightness' (at boot)
For ibm-acpi, add 'chmod o+w /proc/acpi/ibm/light' (at boot)
Download the beta.