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Is it possible to run a command in the console and trigger an update event for xfce4-mailwatch? I am looking for the command-line equivalent of right-click and then Update Now.

Using Xfce 4.12 and xfce4-mailwatch 1.2.0.

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i dont really know but i think there's no "easy" way to do this, found no api for it. maybe you can ask at https://mail.xfce.org/mailman/listinfo/goodies-dev

another (a little ugly) method is to script your mouse... you can use xdotool for this: http://tuxradar.com/content/xdotool-script-your-mouse

hope this helps a little bit!

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I was hoping for some xfconf magic.. –  landroni Feb 10 at 17:25

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