Migrating Mozilla Thunderbird Email To Gmail

Overview Once the news came out that Thunderbird was no longer going to be actively developed, I knew it was time to switch. Whilst the program will be maintained it will only be a matter of time before it falls … Continue reading



Compact Folders In Thunderbird To Save Disk Space

Overview I have been using Dropbox to sync my mail across multiple computers (I’m old school using POP protocol) which has been working great. Recently I received an email from Dropbox saying I was running out of space on my … Continue reading



Dropbox Causes Duplicate Folders In Mozilla Thunderbird

Overview I have been busy migrating from Windows 7 RC to full retail version of Windows 7. It has taken over 1.5 full days (which includes half a day formatting a brand new 1TB hard drive). During the course of … Continue reading



Sync Mozilla Thunderbird Using Dropbox

Overview I have had a Dropbox account for a while now but never really used it till now. There have been really good tricks and uses to Dropbox posted on the Internet and I finally decided to try my hands … Continue reading



Thunderbird HTML Signatures

I thought creating a simple HTML signature in Mozilla Thunderbird was going to be easy: Create a HTML page with an image and some texts. Oh how I was wrong. To include a local image, you have to add the … Continue reading



My Alternative Free Software On Windows

Overview Here are my picks for free software on Windows (currently Windows 7). Free and open source (two different licenses applied to software) have come a long way and have come to replace my ageing proprietary and non-free applications. I … Continue reading



Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird Spell Checker

Since version 3 of Firefox it has had a built in spell checker. This is handy if say you use your browser to write blogs or posts online for example. The problem is when you download the browser it doesn’t … Continue reading



Why Linux Desktop Is Not Ready… Yet

Overview I have taken the good old Linux computer to the new flat as the main computer here. My girlfriend uses this computer to do her daily activities like checking email. Over time I have noticed more and more show … Continue reading