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The Mailwatch plugin, for Xubuntu, allows to check the email box without open it manually.

Add Gmail account

The Gmail account should be set to allow the access to less secure apps (as described in Gmail requires OAuth 2.0 and in Allow less secure apps to access Gmail account).

Add the Gmail account filling the form as follows:

Mailbox Name name of recognition
Username Gmail user (without
Password Gmail account's password
Check for new messages every (minutes) 1

External programs for notification new messages

Fill the form as follows:

Run on click firefox
Run on new messages notify-send -i xfce-newmail "Gmail" "you've got mail"
software/mailwatch/start.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/03 09:36 (external edit)