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'gbiff2' periodically checks for mail and displays headers when new mail has arrived. It relies on the GNOME and GTK libraries but can be compiled and used with or without GNOME support. Supported protocols are pop3, apop, imap4, mh, qmail and mailfile. Furthermore, gbiff2 is fully qconfigurable with options like polltime, poptime, sounds, mail reader, mailbox title, etc.


Download version 0.4.0 (stable)
released on 12 August 2003



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey8 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

See and the NEWS and THANKS files in the distribution for a complete list Contributor
Nicolas Rougier Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite imlib-devel
Weak prerequisite esound-devel
Weak prerequisite audiofile-devel
Weak prerequisite GTK+
Weak prerequisite gtk+-devel
Weak prerequisite glib-devel

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 February 2004.


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