Using the following command, you can check your unread messages in gmail, from terminal: $ curl -u username –silent “https://mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom” | perl -ne ‘print “\t” if //; print “$2\n” if /(.*)/;’ replace username with your gmail username. This command will promt for your password, enter it and view your unread in your gmail account .
I recently configured my gmail account in Evolution mail on my ubuntu jaunty.This is how i did it. 1. Login into your gmail account.Goto Settings -> Forwarding and POP/IMAP. Enable POP for mail, select the option you prefer. Make sure you select one option to enable POP. 2. Now open Evolution and follow the screen