XFCE mail watcher notification setup

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XFCE mail watcher notification setup

Post by arifur » Wed May 03, 2017 4:19 pm

XFCE mail watcher does not show any notification by default. To setup notification for the mail watcher follow these steps.
  1. Setup a mail account
  2. On Run on click field type thunderbird or the name of the application you want to run when you click on the mail watcher icon. (optional)
  3. Type the following command on the "Run on new messages" field

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    notify-send "New Mail" "You have new messages in your inbox" -i xfce-newmail
    The above command will display a notification.
    You can type the command on the terminal to test and preview the notification.

Notification:
xfce-mail-watcher-notification.png
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Mail Watcher Config Window:
xfce-mail-watcher-config.png

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