Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Wed Apr 6 18:42:31 CEST 2005

How do you disable/enable the daemon which creates the systray icon?

On Apr 6, 2005 11:41 AM, Pasi Orovuo <pasi.ov at> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> Jasper mentioned some new ideas about Mailcheck in Bugzilla a while back
> ( By that time I had
> written a multiple account patch for the current plugin, which I then
> decided not to release. Jasper's idea about implementing mailcheck as an
> system tray icon was quite interesting, and I felt it would make a nice
> project for myself to get familiar with Xfce and Gtk programming. So I
> decided to give it a try, and here's what I've so far:
> And with no unread mail:
> In the lower right corner the left icon is the current mailcheck and the
> right one in system tray is 'my' Mailcheck (entitled as Mailwatch as I
> didn't want anyone to mix it with the official Xfce Mailcheck - name
> suggestions are welcome). Currently it's not much more than a stripped
> down (missing pop support) rip-off of Mailcheck plugin with support for
> multiple accounts, accompanied with an mcs-plugin for settings.
> At the moment I don't dare to release the source code, as I need to read
> a bit more about Gtk/GLib and fix some (possible) errors, but I'm hoping to
> get someting released during the weekend.
> If any of you have ideas or suggestions, I'd like to hear them.
> Regards,
> Pasi
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