Adding Panel Notification for New Mail in Evolution

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Even if back in August 2005, www.gnome.org/bounties/Mailer.html#127516 said the status of a bounty for implementing a panel notification applet for new mail in Evolution is "Solved", even to date, Evolution 2.4.2.1 does not have anything for showing in GNOME's notification area an icon when a new mail arrives! The real solution is evonotify.

The only caveat is that Evonotify has quite a lot of Perl dependencies, the most important being "Gnome2::Wnck" and "Gtk2::TrayIcon".

Here's the synopsis of the major Perl packages you'll need:

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