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       imaprowl - IMAP new mail notification utility for iPhone using Prowl
       Public API


       imaprowl -c FILENAME [--config FILENAME] [{-q | --daemon}]
                [{-d | --debug}]

       imaprowl [{-h | --help} | {-v | --version}]


       This manual page documents briefly the imaprowl command.

       This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
       original program does not have a manual page.

       imaprowl is an IMAP new mail notification utility for iPhone using
       Prowl Public API

       Prowl is a service and an App for iPhone's Push Notification
       service.(APNs) See id2576209 for more about Prowl.

       IMAProwl is an utility script to notify new mail of IMAP server with
       Prowl service. It's very useful to push notification of GMail or any
       other IMAP mail service to your iPhone.

       This program uses IMAP/IDLE(RFC2177) or IMAP/NOOP to check the new mail
       on IMAP server and uses Prowl Public API via HTTPS.


       Ruby script language version >= 1.9.0

       OpenSSL extenstion library for Ruby

       IMAP server must support SSL/TLS connection.

       The Prowl service account. It's free, you can register at

       Your iPhone deveice and the from AppStore.


       The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
       options starting with two dashes (‘-'). A summary of options is
       included below.

       -c FILENAME, --config FILENAME
           Configuration file to load.

       -q, --daemon
           Enable daemon mode. imaprowl will launch as background process.

       -d, --debug
           Enable debug output.

       -h, --help
           Show summary of options.

       -v, --version
           Show version of program.


           The per-user configuration file to control the behaviour of
           imaprowl. See /usr/share/doc/imaprowl/examples/config.yml for
           further details.


       The program is currently limited to only work with the ruby1.9.

       The upstreams Issue tracker can be found at


       Takuo Kitame <>
           Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.


       Copyright © 2009 Takuo Kitame

       This manual page was written for the Debian system (and may be used by

       Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or (at
       your option) any later version published by the Free Software

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.