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is there any way of getting an unread email counter in the top menu bar?
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I don't think there is, there might be some tweaks out there. Have you tried Growl? I think that's compatible, also when you get unread emails a little red circle with the number of unread emails shows on the Mail icon (providing the program's active with the dot underneath it).

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There are a few utilities that will allow you to do this:

New Mail Notification in the Menu Bar! | New Mac User

This is a good place to start.
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