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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
       idp35290588 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 others).

       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 Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in