secure IMAP applet

Justin Georgeson jgeorgeson at
Tue Sep 16 07:07:39 UTC 2003

A quick nmap reveals that it is not first attempting to use secure imap.

Nils Philippsen wrote:
> 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 
> Hmm:
> 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?
> Nils

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