secure IMAP applet

Nils Philippsen nphilipp at
Tue Sep 16 06:51:49 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 08:05, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> One of the biggest reasons I like the combined nature of the mozilla 
> suite is I get notified of new mail with just a browser window open. To 
> my knowledge, the "inbox monitor" applet that comes with gnome does not 
> support secure imap though (imap over ssl on port 993). Am I wrong? Can 
> anyone recommend a sercure IMAP enabled GNOME panel applet? I don't want 
> to have to leave thunderbird running unminimized in order to get new 
> mail notifications, and don't want to send my password over the internet 
> unencrypted.


nils at wombat:~> ldd /usr/libexec/mailcheck-applet|grep ssl => /usr/lib/ (0x40b22000)
nils at wombat:~> 

I guess that it tries to use SSL and falls back to non-SSL if not
available. Can anyone confirm or deny this?

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