wmckgmail is a very simple program used to monitor the number of unread mails in a gmail inbox.
This app is based on the wmgeneral code.
wmckgmail is a very simple program used to monitor the number of unread mails
in a gmail inbox. It uses the wget command to get the gmail atom feed and reads
the number of new mails from this feed. It is a dockapp that is supported by X
window managers such as Window Maker, AfterStep, BlackBox, Fluxbox and
This dockapp is quite simple. It contains the gmail M icon and a small counter.
When the program is unable to access gmail, the counter shows the "ERR" string
and the M icon is greyed. When gmail is accessible and your configuration file
contains a valid username/password combo, the counter indicate the number of
new mails in the gmail inbox. If there is no unread mails in the gmail inbox,
the M icon stays greyed. If there is unread mails in the gmail inbox, the M iconthen takes its real colors and the counter indicates the number of unread mails.