Despite its power and convenience, Gmail has one serious limitation: the desktop integration. The Gnome Gmail tool solves this problem for users running the Gnome desktop environment.
on 03/22/2010 – Made popular on 03/22/2010
If you’re a Gmail user in Ubuntu,Gnome-gmail is a good application for you to set Gmail as default mail application.Unlike other solutions on the net, Gnome Gmail supports “To:”, “Subject:”, “body”, “CC:”, and “BCC: fields,it supports “Send to…” from Nautilus, Open Office, and other applications.
# downloads Linux (GNOME-based): There are work-arounds to set Gmail as a default mail app in Linux, but they don’t cover right-click file sending and complex mail links. Gnome Gmail does a much better job of integrating Gmail. More »
John Stowers has announced the release of GNOME Tweak Tool 3.6.0, a utility popular among users of the GNOME 3 desktop environment. The GNOME Tweak Tool is better known by the users of Ubuntu as Advanced Settings. As you might expect, it's a very important tool for customizing how your Gnome 3 environment looks and behaves.
cGmail (check gnome mail) is an email checker and notifier applet for the gnome desktop written in python. cGmail will check periodically your account/s and will notify you on new incoming mails.
cGmail support gmail, pop3, pop3s, imap and imaps accounts.
Why it is different?
I’ve used other mail notifiers for a lot of time but none of them fulfill my needs.
I've just installed 13.10 and while I was using Firefox, the system prompted me to install the webapps for sites like Gmail, Facebook, Launchpad, and so on. What happens is that, after the first moment of the installation, the Unity icon that appear for Gmail app remains as only an icon that opens another window directly into Gmail.