mailcheck - Check multiple mailboxes/maildirs for mail

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name mailcheck
Package version 1.91.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 84 B
Download size 14.86 KB
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Mailcheck is a simple, configurable tool that allows multiple mailboxes
to be checked for the existence of new mail messages.  It supports both
mbox and maildir-style mailboxes for compatibility with most mail
transport agents.  It also supports remote POP3 and IMAP mailboxes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mailcheck_1.91.2-2_i386.deb 1.91.2 i386 Debian Main
mailcheck - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.6-1


Type URL
Binary Package mailcheck_1.91.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package mailcheck

Install Howto

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




2007-08-14 - Kevin Coyner <>
mailcheck (1.91.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added advanced_counting patch from Tomas Hoger <>.
* Created new patch to removing stripping in Makefile. Closes: #437550.
* Added Tomas Hoger <> to debian/copyright.
* Changed distclean invocation in debian/rules and cleaned up some cruft.
* New e-mail address for maintainer. Changed throughout debian/* files.
2007-03-03 - Kevin Coyner <>
mailcheck (1.91.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. Closes: #404469.
* debian/control:
+ Updated debhelper to version 5.0
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.7.2
+ Added dpatch as a Build-Depends
+ Minor grammatical correction in long description
+ Added homepage link.
* Reorganized debian/copyright.
* debian/rules:
+ Added appropriate language for using dpatch
+ Cleaned up unneeded comments, obsolete dh_installmanpages
* Added debian/compat file.
* Removed debian/conffiles, since dh_installdeb adds any conffiles
* Applied patch that corrects problems with @'s in username.  Thanks to
Martin Wickman, who provided this patch more than 2 years ago.
Closes: #272749.
* Acknowledge NMU from and thanks extended to Daniel Schepler.
Closes: #190484.
* Uploaded original source files to SourceForge (mailcheck) in order to
convert this package from a Debian native to a normal package.
* Added debian/watch file.
2003-08-03 - Daniel Schepler <>
mailcheck (1.91.1) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU.
* Add Build-Depends on debhelper.  Closes: #190484.
2001-05-11 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (1.91) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied patch to add POP3 & IMAP support (closes: Bug#96911)
* Don't report negative mail messages on invalid maildirs (closes: Bug#97163)
* Updated to debian-policy
* "copyright" file pointed to wrong directory on Debian systems
1999-09-15 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (1.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated to debian-policy
* Changed maintainer address
1998-08-26 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (0.98) unstable; urgency=low
* First public release
* Converted to debhelper
1998-03-05 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (0.97) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated to libc6
1996-12-27 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (0.91) unstable; urgency=low
* Added rc file support
1996-12-27 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mailcheck (0.9) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

See Also

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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
maildrop_2.7.1-3_amd64.deb mail delivery agent with filtering abilities
mailfilter_0.8.3-1_amd64.deb Program that filters your incoming e-mail to help remove spam
mailfront_1.16-1_amd64.deb mail server network protocol front-ends
mailgraph_1.14-13_all.deb RRDtool frontend for Mail statistics
mailman-api_0.2.9-1_all.deb REST API daemon to interact with Mailman 2
mailman_2.1.18-2+deb8u2_amd64.deb Powerful, web-based mailing list manager
mailnag_1.0.0-1_all.deb extendable mail notification daemon
mailping_0.0.4-2_all.deb monitor email service availability and functioning
mailplate_0.2-1_all.deb reformat mail drafts according to templates
mailsync_5.2.2-3.1_amd64.deb Synchronize IMAP mailboxes