Category Archives: Applications

Thunderbird’s address books on different computers (and different operating systems)

Another issue relating to my switching from using POP to an IMAP mailer server was a need to “synchronize” Thunderbird’s address book(s) between my main desktop machine and my laptop computer. Now, I don’t think that one can truly synchronize … Continue reading

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Thunderbird’s message filters

After switching my E-mail system from POP to IMAP, things seemed to working fine – until I found that messages were no longer being filtered and automatically redirected from the Inbox to a number of separate folders.

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IMAP folders

One of the reasons I stuck with POP, rather than switching to IMAP earlier, was that I maintain several quite large archive mail folders and I didn’t want these synchronized to the relatively small amount of memory in my smartphone. … Continue reading

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Converting Thunderbird from POP to IMAP

Computers, smartphones, and tablets seem to be getting more popular around my house, and my car, and people’s pockets, and… well, you get the picture. The end result is that there is a need to access E-mail messages in a … Continue reading

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Yet Another Android File Manager

Well, it didn’t take long for AndroXplorer File Manager (see previous post) to fall by the wayside and join the pile of discarded apps. For my taste, AndroExplorer requires just too many clicks to get anywhere. So, it’s on to … Continue reading

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Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Recently, when I have tried to install a new application and had to set a permission such as allowing access to the camera, a warning message has popped up indicating “Screen Overlay Detected” and wanting me to turn off the … Continue reading

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Digital image viewer

Some time ago I was using gThumb as an image viewer, mainly because this was the default application for the distro I was using. Since then, shifts in distros and GUI’s, have led to an image viewer that is just … Continue reading

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