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Backup your Gmail in a few easy steps!

I’ve actually spent a few hours searching around for a good backup solution for my mailbox until I decided to stick with getmail.  What you’ll be able to achieve after reading this HowTo and deploying the following setup is: A full backup of your e-mail DATA in the Mbox format. (yes, Gmail’s labels / folders as well) Prevent getmail to mark all mails as read after delivering them. (this was a pretty bad issue since getmail was marking all my mails as read even if I did not access my e-mail at all) Keep your…

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Leaving Fedora

After several months of contributions I decided to leave the Fedora community. I’ve been thinking about it for quite some time (after Fedora’s Board elections held around one month ago) before taking my decision. Many things during these months made me lose my enthusiasm and willingness to help out: everything started when I proposed the JustFedora Planet back in February 2011. Many “contributors” started a real campaign against me made of several blog posts and accusations, where the main topic alwais resumed the fact Planet JustFedora was a sort of freedom’s privation. I never had…

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Automatic Gmail’s Trash & Spam folders cleanup

Since some time I’ve been thinking about a possible way to delete my Gmail’s Trash & Spam folders content automatically without having to bother doing it manually every single time I wanted to check my mail and clean it up. (I love keeping everything in place and having my Trash&Spam folders empty as they should be makes me pretty happy) A few years ago when Mutt was my main mail client I had the need to filter my mail through IMAP and while googling around for that I found out a great piece of software:…

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