gbiff2 periodically checks for mail and displays headers when
new mail has arrived. It relies on the GNOME and GTK libraries but
can be compiled and used with or without GNOME support. Supported
Furthermore, gbiff2 is fully configurable with a lot of options
polltime, poptime, sounds, mail reader, mailbox title, etc.
website upgrade. 12 August 2003.
gbiff2 v0.4.0 released. 12 August 2003.
gbiff2 v0.3.0 released. 24 July 2003.
(latest stable release)
You need GTK 2.xx
installed to compile for GTK only (no applet).
You need GNOME 2.xx
installed to compile with GNOME support.
gbiff2 is fully configurable via the GUI and options are saved within
file that is located in your home
directory. For the GTK-only version, you can use an alternate
configuration file with the '-c' option and you can skip the
configuration process with the '-noconfigure' option.
To install gbiff2 with GNOME:
./configure --prefix=`gnome-config --prefix` --sysconfdir=`gnome-config --sysconfdir` --with-gnome
To install gbiff2 with GTK only:
You are welcome to contribute by submitting images,
animations or sounds to be used with gbiff2.
Nicolas Rougier (Nicolas.Rougier@loria.fr
) is the original author and maintainer.