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Mutt: Deleting Messages Older Than 30 Days

I tend to clear out large chunks of email all at once. The most common thing I do is clear out all mail older than 30 days. In mutt do the following: Shift-D to delete messages matching a pattern. This will return a prompt that says Delete messages matching:. ~d > 30d to delete messages […]

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Google Chrome Stuck Overseas

I recently spent six weeks in Sydney working for my new job. Naturally, while I was there, I let Google Chrome's omnibox redirect my searches to Google Australia. Fast forward a few weeks, and I'm back in the States, but Chrome is living in the past. After trying just about everything, here is what I […]

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iPod Appears in Finder, Not In iTunes

After a recent power event, I experienced this problem. None of our iPods were appearing in iTunes; even those that sync via wireless. My problem was solved on the macosxhints forums by sprale. In Terminal: $ cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/SyncServices/ $ rm Local If you aren't comfortable in Terminal, you will have to use the "Go […]

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Mutt: Tagging Messages Based on Message ID

I recently needed to tag the first 5,389 messages in a mailbox using Mutt. This is much easier than you might think. shift-t - By default, the command to tag messages based on a pattern is bound to shift-t. If you've changed this in your muttrc, use whatever you've bound tag-pattern to. ~m1-5389 - ~m […]

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Comments in .vimrc

If you need to comment something out of your .vimrc, start the line with...

Categories: Software