Lightweight bash script that notify new e-mail from multiple maildir (only e-mail in MAILDIR format) on desktop GUI with notify, on shell, on remote with jabber instant messaging or show on conky system monitor ( http://conky.sourceforge.net/ )
Need to install python-xmpp, and perl
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:varogami/maildir-notification.git
maildir-notification loop notify every TIME with libnotify maildir-notification loop std notify on standard output maildir-notification loop xmpp notify to your jabber account maildir-notification summary show a summary of new mail with libnotify maildir-notification summary std show a summary on standard outpunt maildir-notification summary-conky print a summary readable by conky (you must to put "text_buffer_size 512" in cokyrc) maildir-notification reset clean files and all recorded notification maildir-notification count return total number of new mail (to use with some windows manager like awesome)
You can change color of text in summary editing whitin SHORTSUBJECTPANGO var
The test are made with awesome windows manager library for notify protocol, on other Desktop Environment the look can change very much (summary is showed very bad on gnome).