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XLassie is a replacement for the standard X mail notification tool, XBiff. It has several useful enhancements over XBiff.


New features for version 1.8, released May 29th, 2001.

Bugfix version 1.7, released March 16th, 2001.

New features for version 1.6, released Feb 15th, 2001.

New features for version 1.5, released Jan 13th, 2000.

New features for version 1.4, released Sep 11th, 1999.

New features in version 1.3, released Jan 1st, 1999.

There are a few new features in version 1.1, released June 17th.


You can download the latest release, version 1.8,
xlassie-1.8.tar.gz. Also available are binary and source RPM packages for version 1.8.

Screen Shots

Here are some sample screen shots:

A simple setup with no options. Looks like I have no mail.

Using a shaped window. With no mail, the "0" blends into the background. As soon as some mail comes in, the "1" is drawn in a different color, so you can see it.

On the left, you can see XLassie inside FVWM2's button bar. On the right, it's stuck inside the WindowMaker dock.

This is inside the KDE panel. The KDE and WindowMaker modes should happen automatically if you have those window managers running when XLassie starts.

Trent Piepho
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