Checks your unread Gmail from the command line

curl -u username --silent "https://mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom" | perl -ne 'print "\t" if /<name>/; print "$2\n" if /<(title|name)>(.*)<\/\1>/;
notice what happens when there is more than one unread message in a thread... also people please dont hardcode the password when you use curl. Leave it out and curl will ask you when it runs. Please...?

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By: suxer
2009-09-09 23:25:05

What Others Think

errmm wondering why you just copied mine letter for letter and posted it again, and then put a comment on mine saying I copied it? the timestamps on our entries are pretty clear, no?
sitaram · 631 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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