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idlebiff is an email notifier with a look similar to xbiff or imapbiff: is an icon that changes when new mail is received, idlebiff uses the IDLE extension of IMAP, this allows that the notifications are pushed from the server (without polling) so they are immediate and more efficient.

idlebiff is written in Tcl using the Tk graphic library and runs in any free Unix.


  • Checks IMAP accounts (not POP nor local mailboxes)
  • Configurable PNG icons of any size
  • TLS with server and client certificate support
  • Light and fast

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Registration Date: Mon 25 Apr 2016 12:00:13 AM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 4 - Beta


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