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How can I make Pidgin new message notifications more aggressive in Ubuntu 9.04?

How can I make Pidgin new message notifications more aggressive in Ubuntu 9.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04, and have Pidgin's Message Notification plugin installed. I have "Set Window Manager "URGENT" hint" on, which I was expecting would flash the title bar of the message window, but it doesn't do that.

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Guest [Entry]

I installed Avant Window Navigator for an unrelated reason (I wanted to use the Remember the Milk plugin), but it had the nice side effect that Pidgin now bounces its icon in my dock, which is enough for me to notice new messages now.
Guest [Entry]

Go to the plug-ins (control-U) and select "Message Notification." If you want to notice all IMs, turn on the "Raise Conversation Window" option. Popping in front of the other windows is obnoxious and ought to get your attention.