Mail Notification SSL/TLS support

Rick Knight rick_knight at
Fri Mar 28 16:04:44 UTC 2008

John L Fjellstad wrote:
> Rick Knight <rick_knight at> writes:
>> I'm trying to add my Imap mail account to Mail-notiification, but I've 
>> run into a problem. My IMAP requires Login with SSL/TLS, but SSL/TLS 
>> support has been disabled in the Mail-notification deb package. Is there 
>> a way to enable SSL/TLS support?
>> I'm running Kubuntu 7.10 with Mail-notification 4.1.dfsg.1-2ubuntu1
> Well, looking at the description for the package, it tells you to read
> README.Debian if you want SSL/TLS support (the file is in
> /usr/share/doc/mail-notification, probably).
> Another option, if you are not tied to mail-notification is kbiff. Has
> same function, works great with KDE, and has no problem with imaps
> folders. 
Thanks for your reply.

I have read the README.debian. It just states SSL is disabled to 
licensing issues. No information about enabling SSL. Also, I am using 
Kbiff and it does work OK, but I prefer Mail Notification and would like 
to be able to use it for my IMAP accounts.

Thanks again,

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