[Users] Is it possible to automatically fetch mails in background?
andrej at kacian.sk
Sat Dec 26 00:22:30 CET 2015
On Fri, 25 Dec 2015 23:41:42 +0100
Johan Vromans <jvromans at squirrel.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Dec 2015 19:11:38 -0300
> Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org> wrote:
> > > I want to fetch mails every X minutes in background, without
> > > making claws-mail GUI visible.
> > >
> > > I found --receive-all parameter but I see no way to run
> > > claws-mail in headless mode (or at least keep GUI hidden).
> > For X = 30, add a line
> > 30 * * * * /usr/bin/claws-mail --receive-all
> > to your crontab.
> This will run once per hour, at the 30 minutes mark.
> */2 * * * * /usr/bin/claws-mail --receive-all
> will run twice per hour on most modern *ix systems.
How is it superior to simply configuring your account(s) to fetch mail
every 30 seconds and leaving Claws Mail minimized?
The --receive-all option will still start Claws Mail if it is not
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