gmail-plasmoid

Plasma 4 Extensions

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

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Description:

A Gmail notification widget for your desktop or panel.

This widget is designed to be docked in a panel, or added to your desktop, and display the number of unread messages in multiple Gmail accounts. Clicking on the widget will open the Gmail account in your favorite browser. The widget is written in python, meaning that there is no compiling necessary as long as you have the required script-engine installed.

For more screenshots visit the project homepage.

Features:
- *NEW* New simplified version re-implemented in qml and javascript available for testing (very early version with little error checking and many features missing and/or removed).
- *NEW* New qml version likely requires KDE 4.8 (but may work with KDE 4.7).
- *NEW* Testing qml version will coexist with existing gmail-plasmoid (testing version is called gmail-plasmoid-qml).
- *NEW* Any comments regarding new qml version appreciated.

- Selectable fetching mechanism to address multiple issues (see "Misc." configuration tab)
- Dynamic network connection detection
- Bulgarian, Chinese Traditional, Czech, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Ukrainian translations
- Supports multiple Gmail accounts and Gmail labels
- Supports Gmail hosted domains
- Uses KWallet to securely store passwords
- Configurable icon and text font, size and color
- Configurable command run upon clicking the widget
- Configurable notifications using the KDE notification system
- Includes notification for when no unread emails exist (useful for running command to turn off message indicator LEDs, etc.)
- "Check email now" menu option to force email check upon command
- Ability to manually pause and resume email checking
- Threads context menu that shows unread messages on right-click


Please let me know if you find any problems or would like some new features included. The best place to request new features is on the project's homepage.

How to install:
- Download the latest version
- Uninstall any previous version (see instructions below)
- Run the following command in the directory where the file was placed (updated to reflect the actual filename):

[quote]plasmapkg -i gmail-plasmoid-0.7.20.plasmoid[/quote]
- The widget should now be listed in your "Add Widgets" screen

Note: If you get missing script-engine errors when loading the widget you need to install the plasma python script-engine (in openSUSE this requires the "python-kdebase4" and "python-devel" packages, in Fedora this requires the "kdebase-workspace-python-applet" package, in Kubuntu this requires the "plasma-scriptengine-python" package)

How to uninstall:
- Run the following command at the command line:

[quote]plasmapkg -r gmail-plasmoid[/quote]
Last changelog:

8 years ago

0.7.20 (11.07.2011)
- Added workaround for bug affecting kwallet

0.7.19 (10.07.2011)
- Fixed bug in label fetching
- Updated French translation

0.7.18 (09.07.2011)
- Added multiple fetch mechanisms
- Added dynamic network connection detection
- Added ability to reduce debug output

0.7.17 (04.07.2011)
- Updated kwallet handling
- Updated handling of translations
- Made configuration screen non-blocking
- Other minor fixes and changes

0.7.16 (13.02.2011)
- Fixed kwallet issue under KDE SC 4.6

0.7.15 (25.09.2010)
- Fixed issue with newer versions of SIP
- Updated to use default pop-up for better consistency with Plasma desktop

shocklateboy92

9 years ago

Hey,
I'm using KDE 4.6.2 and when I get a notification from gmail-plasmoid, it contains a missing Icon.

http://local.lasath.org/gmail_snapshot1.bmp

It would be nice if you could put a nice gmail icon here (or better yet give us an option for the icon to go here).

And also, I think you should say something along the lines of "New Message" as the heading.

:)

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chepioq

9 years ago

Icons are in the tarball gmail-plasmoid.
Just unpack and you can see icons in gmail-plasmoid-0.7.15/contents/icons

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shocklateboy92

9 years ago

Oops, sorry. Turns out I just had to logout/login again and now there's a lovely icon there.

And I forgot to thank you for this amazing plasmoid! :D

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chepioq

9 years ago

On my f15 rawhide I have kde 4.6.1 ans gamil-plasmoid don't work:
I install it and when I launch with plasmoidviewer gmail-plasmoid I have this result:

[dominique@localhost Téléchargements]$ plasmoidviewer gmail-plasmoid
plasmoidviewer(2722)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0)
plasmoidviewer(2722)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0)

Where is the problem ?

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chepioq

9 years ago

Problem solved.
An update of kde remove the "kdebase-workspace-python-applet" package (I don't know why, I think it was a compatibility problem...), I reinstall and that work...

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cmlr

9 years ago

It would be very useful to have 2 update intervals, depending on whether there are messages or not. When I see a new message, I usually open a browser to read it. I'd like the plasmoid to quickly update to show the new number of unread messages. But if there are no messages, I can wait longer for an update.

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gcala

9 years ago

Hi,
in wallet settings I have enabled, beside default wallet, the localwallet; the localwallet, used for wifi wpa passphrase, has a blank password while the default wallet (used for kopete, konqueror, rekonq, etc.) is secured with a password. Your plasmoid uses the localwallet instead default one so my gmail credentials are not secure. Can you fix this? Thanks.

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Vytax

9 years ago

I fixed the KDE 4.6 issue, which doesn't allow to store passwords in Kwallet.
KDE 4.6 doesn't allow use Kwallet API directly in Plasmoids. I made a few modifications to use Kwallet over DBUS interface.

Full Package: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14674581/gmail-plasmoid-0.7.16.zip

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mjmccans

9 years ago

Thanks for the patch, and I appreciate the time you took to track down the issue. I hope to review it and post a new version of the plasmoid over the next few days.

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digitalone

9 years ago

gmail-plasmoid can't store password accounts from KDE 4.6.

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OdinEidolon

9 years ago

Something went wrong with 4.6 with many passwords. KNetworkManager can't store them too.

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digitalone

9 years ago

But, whose is the problem? KDE or gmail-plasmoid?

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OdinEidolon

9 years ago

I do not know. I guess KDE, don't see why it should be gmp. There are a few people complaining about it in forums.

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chepioq

9 years ago

I test fedora 15 rawhide, and thereare few update.
With the last update, gmail don'work, I have that:

Quote:Impossible de charger le plasmoide
Impossible de créer un moteur de script python pour le plasmoide gmail-plasmoid

I remove and re-install gmail-plasmoid for same result

kde version: 4.5.90
Python version: 2.7.1

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chepioq

9 years ago

There is an update for kde and now gmail-plasmoid work...

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etech97

9 years ago

I'm running your plasmoid under KDE 4.6 b1 and everytime I have to reboot my desktop the application does not keep the password. I have to re-enter the password.

Cheers!
etech97

GREAT Plasmoid!!!

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ZaWertun

9 years ago

Same issue on 4.6 beta 2

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Grindcore

9 years ago

I can affirm this behaviour.

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DarksideEE7

9 years ago

I can also confirm this behavior in Arch Linux x86_64 with KDE 4.6.

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hellblade

10 years ago

I just wanted to thank you. Keep it up!

Any chance you could add support for reading mails, starring, marking as read and archiving like checkgmail (http://checkgmail.sourceforge.net/) does?

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Heart

10 years ago

I installed the newest version on my openSUSE 11.3 and get always a total of crash of desktop/kdeinit4 when I try to add that widget to desktop:

Ausführbare Datei: kdeinit4 PID: 11754 Signal: 6 (Aborted)

> kde4-config --version
Qt: 4.7.1
KDE: 4.5.3 (KDE 4.5.3) "release 10"
kde4-config: 1.0

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melissux

10 years ago

Hi, great job.
How can I delay this application for a few seconds at startup?
My network conection is a bit slow.
Thanks.

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chepioq

10 years ago

You can do that in Configuration==>Update behaviour, and write 1 (minute) in "Start delay"

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chepioq

10 years ago

Sorry, this message is for another plasmoid...

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shishirverma

10 years ago

When I click on gmail-plasmoid, it changes the fonts from my default firefox settings to Times-new-roman(or some font that looks like Times-new-roman). My firefox settings don't let pages use their own fonts, it seems gmail-plasmoid somehow bypasses that check and that behaviour gets inherited by all google sites, imdb.com.

Steps to reproduce the problem:
-Make sure there are not firefox windows open.
-Click on gmail-plasmoid. Fonts should change to something other than what is configured in preferences.

I don't know if anyone else has seen this issue. this started happening once I upgraded to KDE 4.5.
I am running :openSUSE11.3/KDE4.5.2/QT-4.7.0/python-kdebase4-4.5.2-508.2.x86_64

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8 years ago

0.7.20 (11.07.2011)
- Added workaround for bug affecting kwallet

0.7.19 (10.07.2011)
- Fixed bug in label fetching
- Updated French translation

0.7.18 (09.07.2011)
- Added multiple fetch mechanisms
- Added dynamic network connection detection
- Added ability to reduce debug output

0.7.17 (04.07.2011)
- Updated kwallet handling
- Updated handling of translations
- Made configuration screen non-blocking
- Other minor fixes and changes

0.7.16 (13.02.2011)
- Fixed kwallet issue under KDE SC 4.6

0.7.15 (25.09.2010)
- Fixed issue with newer versions of SIP
- Updated to use default pop-up for better consistency with Plasma desktop

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