Network applets are all applets that allow your work on a network or the internet to be monitored or enhanced. Network applets range from checking mail to monitoring the time you have spent on the internet.
The Mailcheck applet will check mail on your system and let you know if there is some new mail waiting for you. At this point it will only check your local system mail. It will not query another server for your mail. To access the properties for the Mailcheck applet right mouse click on the applet and select the Properties menu item from the pop-up menu. The Mail check properties dialog box will appear and you may change the following properties. If you would like to execute a program before each update you may enter a command in the Execute text box. This can be useful if you want to run fetchmail to retrieve your mail from another server. You may also specify how often you check for mail and select which animation style you would like displayed in the applet.
The PPP Dialer is an applet that will start your ppp connection. This is a simple applet that requires you to have a ppp connection set up properly on your system. Once you have your ppp connection configured properly you may press the On button(which displays play/ pause icons on it. This will launch your ppp connection.
The WebControl applet allows you to launch your web browser with the URL you indicate in the URL text box. If you would like to launch a new window instead of using the active one you may check the Launch new window checkbox. To clear the URL textbox, press the Clear button. To access the properties right mouse click on the WebControl applet and select the Properties menu item from the pop-up menu. The Mail check properties dialog box will appear and you can select whether you want to Display the URL text label and the launch new window options on your applet.