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Re: mail notifier success? (korn/kbiff)

Op dinsdag 8 januari 2002 00:44, schreef Jason Boxman:
> On Monday 07 January 2002 02:37 pm, Saadiq Rodgers-King wrote:
> > Anyone have any luck setting up a mail notifier?  I've been playing w/
> > korn for a few minutes but it just quietly refuses to work.  No error
> > messages.  No debugging info.  No nothing.  It just does nothing.
> > Anything I should know about it?
> >
> > I tried looking for kbiff as an alternative but it doesn't seem to be
> > packaged in debian.  Is that correct?  Thanks for any insight.
> My Korn and Kbiff work, but neither do what I want.
> I liked it when OutLook would insert a tray icon when new mail arrived.  It
> made things easy.  With Korn/Kbiff I would have to disable interval
> checking in Kmail and check manually when either app notifies me I have
> mail.  That's an extra step that shouldn't exist.

use dcop to do so. if korn/kbiff let you execute a command when a mail 
arrives, execute:

dcop kmail KMailIface checkMail

and kmail wil check mail.

> I just leave kmail running all the time and check it periodically now.  It
> works okay.  I decided I didn't want it beep everytime new mail arrives,
> I'd perfer a visual cue, but none are available that are unintrusive while
> I'm working.  (That's why OutLook's tray icon worked so well.)
> > Saadiq

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