SolvedMailspring Ubuntu 17.10 GNOME DE: no ICON badge for unread mails

Are there any related issues?

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What operating system are you using?

... Ubuntu 17.10 GNOME DE

What version of Mailspring are you using?

... 1.0.10

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Bug?

Do you have any third-party plugins installed? If so, which ones?

... No

Is the issue related to a specific email provider (Gmail, Exchange, etc.)?

... I do not know, but I think not
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Is the issue reproducible with a particular attachment, message, signature, etc?

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Feature Request?

Does this feature exist in another mail client or tool you use?

... Yes, this feature exists in Geary Mail, a GNOME Desktop e-mail client written in Vala. It uses the unity launches API. Details can be read here: micheleg/dash-to-dock#590
As they made it work for GNOME DE which is now (since 17.10) the OFFICIAL Ubuntu DE

44 Answers

✔️Accepted Answer

I use Ubuntu Mate 18.10 and got it working last week. I looked at the source code of Plank and found out that the use the name of the application to find the corresponding desktop file. The desktop file plank is looking for is called Mailspring.desktop. The one i had after installing it was called mailspring.desktop. I renamed the file and voila, i have a badge now. The one created by snap is mailspring_mailspring.desktop. You will also need libunity, but i believe this is installed with Plank, just in case. Hope it helps

Edit: added an image of the badge
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Other Answers:

I can confirm this too. Ubuntu 18.04, installed from deb. There is a blue dot when new mail arrives, but not always, I'm quite sure.

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