Looking for mailwatch app
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sat Aug 30 02:28:01 CEST 2008
Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2008-08-29, Jean-François Wauthy <pollux at xfce.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 16:05 +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>>> 2) I keep my panels hidden, which means I can't see the
>>> mailwatch icons. Maybe I can create a separate panel just
>>> for the mailwatch plugins and leave that one showing.
>> Use mailwatch and tell it to use notify-send to show a notification
>> message when an email arrives so you can keep your panels hidden.
> OK, I give up, what's notify-send supposed to do? I can't seem
> to find any docs on notify-send. There's no manpage (at least
> not on gentoo). Running this does nothing:
> $ notify-send summary "this is the body"
> The output of notify-send --help is pretty cryptic, and
> googling it didn't really find aything very instructive.
Ah, sorry... you need to have a notification daemon installed, though I
could've sworn installing libnotify on Gentoo would pull one in.
notification-daemon-xfce, notification-daemon, or xfce4-notifyd should
all work. The first two are packaged by Gentoo.
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