mail-notification - mail notification in system tray

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name mail-notification
Package version 5.4.dfsg.1
Package release 13
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.49 KB
Download size 294.36 KB
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mail-notification works with system trays implementing the System Tray Specification, such as the GNOME Panel
Notification Area, the xfce4 Notification Area and the KDE System Tray.
Mail Notification features include:
* multiple mailbox support
* mbox, MH, Maildir, Sylpheed, POP3, IMAP, Gmail and Evolution support
* Mozilla products (Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird, ...) mailbox support
* SASL authentication support
* APOP authentication support
* SSL/TLS support
* automatic detection of mailbox format
* immediate notification (depends on your settings)
* HIG 2.0 compliance
Note: Evolution support is available with mail-notification-evolution.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mail-notification_5.4.dfsg.1-13_i386.deb 5.4.dfsg.1 i386 Debian Main
mail-notification - - -


Name Value
gconf-service -
gconf2 >= 2.28.1-2
gnome-icon-theme -
gnome-keyring -
gstreamer0.10-tools -
libatk1.0-0 >= 1.12.4
libbonobo2-0 >= 2.32.1-3~
libc6 >= 2.14
libcairo-gobject2 >= 1.10.0
libcairo2 >= 1.2.4
libdbus-1-3 >= 1.0.2
libdbus-glib-1-2 >= 0.88
libgconf-2-4 >= 3.2.5
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.35.9
libgmime-2.6-0 >= 2.6.4
libgnome-2-0 -
libgnome-keyring0 >= 2.20.3
libgnomevfs2-0 >= 1:2.17.90
libgnomevfs2-extra -
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.0.0
libnotify4 >= 0.7.0
liborbit-2-0 >= 1:2.14.10
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpangocairo-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpopt0 >= 1.14
libsasl2-2 -
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0
libx11-6 -
libxml2 >= 2.7.4
notification-daemon -


Type URL
Binary Package mail-notification_5.4.dfsg.1-13_amd64.deb
Source Package mail-notification

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mail-notification deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mail-notification




2015-01-18 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-13) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build-depend on libebook1.2-dev (closes: #775620).
2014-06-29 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-12) unstable; urgency=medium
* Merge patch from Ubuntu to stop linking with bsd-compat, which is no
longer provided by glibc (closes: #753155); thanks to Iain Lane for
the patch and to Michael Tautschnig for the detailed investigation!
2014-06-03 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-11) unstable; urgency=medium
* Support building with Evolution 3.12.2 (closes: #750313).
2014-04-11 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-10) unstable; urgency=medium
* Support building with the EDS 3.11 API (closes: #744117).
2014-01-18 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Specify the prefix when configuring (closes: #735829).
* Adopt the package (closes: #733146).
* Move the Homepage control field to the source section.
* Update the watch file (thanks to Bart Martens).
* Standards-Version 3.9.5, no further change required.
2013-07-05 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Add build-dependency on libecal1.2-dev, required for evolution-data-
server 3.8 (thanks to Iain Lane, synced from Ubuntu).
2013-05-21 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop version on libgnomevfs2-extra (it was missing an epoch and all
versions in the archive are recent enough).
* Merge Ubuntu patches (thanks to Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre, Jargon Scott,
Gunnar Hjalmarsson and Martin Pitt for taking care of the package
- eds3.5.patch: port to the EDS 3.5 API;
- window-sizing.patch: fix window sizing for the mailbox selection
dialog so it's usable;
- ssl-issue.patch: prevent crashes when using SSL.
* Check for maintainer mode correctly; this fixes the -Werror issue
(closes: #707429).
* Depend on gnome-keyring, it's required for storing passwords.
* Enable hardening.
* Use autotools-dev to update config.guess and config.sub.
* Standards-Version 3.9.4, no change required.
* Switch to my Debian address.
2012-06-19 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Allow linking with --as-needed (thanks to Michael Bienia for the
* Support building with Evolution 3.4 (thanks to Michael Biebl and
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre for the patch; closes: #677455).
2012-03-28 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Explicitly build-depend on libdbus-glib-1-dev for dbus-binding-tool.
* wrap-and-sort the control files.
2012-03-27 - Stephen Kitt <>
mail-notification (5.4.dfsg.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Build with gmime 2.6 rather than gmime 2.4 (patch provided by Michael
Biebl; closes: #664000).
* Refresh patch providing Evolution 3.0 (from upstream, based on work by
Erik van Pienbroek for Fedora; closes: #657558).
* Depend on gstreamer0.10-tools which is required to play sounds
(thanks to Sergio Cipolla for pointing this out; closes: #658607).
* Ignore default values which can no longer be found (patch provided by
Gunnar Hjalmarsson; closes: #641937).
* Standards-Version 3.9.3, no change required.

See Also

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mailcrypt_3.5.9-7_all.deb Emacs interface to GPG and PGP
maildir-filter_1.20-3_amd64.deb Simple program to filter messages into Maildir folders from dot-qmail
maildir-utils-extra_0.9.9.6-5_amd64.deb Extra utilities for maildir-utils
maildir-utils_0.9.9.6-5_amd64.deb Set of utilities to deal with Maildirs (upstream name mu)
maildirsync_1.2-1.1_all.deb simple and efficient Maildir synchronisation utility
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mailfront_1.16-1_amd64.deb mail server network protocol front-ends
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