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Tmux maildir counter

Plugin that counts files on a specific mail directory.

If you use offlineimap to synchronize your emails with your computer, you can use this plugin to count how many emails you have in a specific folder and display in your tmux left or right status bar.

Shows how many unread emails I have in both my personal and work accounts: prefix_off


Add the list of folders you want to count to your tmux.conf. All folders must be separated by |.

set -g @maildir_counters '~/Mail/Personal/INBOX/new|~/Mail/Work/INBOX/new'

Then, add the maildir_counter to your left/right status bar where N is the index of the folder you want to show.

set -g status-right 'Personal: #{maildir_counter_1}, Work: #{maildir_counter_2} | %a %Y-%m-%d %H:%M'

Installation with Tmux Plugin Manager (recommended)

Add plugin to the list of TPM plugins:

set -g @plugin 'tmux-plugins/tmux-maildir-counter'

Press prefix + I to install it.

Manual Installation

Clone the repo:

$ git clone ~/clone/path

Add this line to your .tmux.conf:

run-shell ~/clone/path/tmux-maildir-counter.tmux

Reload TMUX environment with:

$ tmux source-file ~/.tmux.conf



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