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I've configured Unity Mail so it monitors 2 email accounts (say, Gmail and It correctly notifies me about new messages, but when I click on an unread message it either redirects me to Gmail or does nothing in the case of

Is there a possibility of configuring Unity Mail so it can handle different redirect pages with the respect to email accounts?

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When you click on an unread message in the Messaging Menu, it shouldn't open anything unless you set up an "Inbox[]" URL. To set it up, do the following:

  • open the configuration file (~/.config/unity-mail.conf) in any editor;
  • if there is no [URLs] section, add it (simply append this line to the file);
  • in [URLs] section, add lines like these:

    Inbox[] =
    Inbox[] =

    (of course you can use any emails/URLs there). Now it should open the specified URL when you click on the unread message.

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I had to restart Unity Mail for this to work – janot Mar 1 '15 at 14:37

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