Listening to the Linux Action Show podcast, I heard about a Python script to backup e-mails from IMAP accounts that downloads messages and attachments and offers everything on a nice local HTML page. The script is called NoPriv.py and can be found on this page and on this Github repository. Given an IMAP e-mail account…

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Another interesting Emacs mode is Org-Mode. It permits to make annotations and manage to-do lists and projects using text files with some special marks. The marks as interpreted by Emacs, so that it separates the various parts of the text, which facilitates obtaining information. It is possible to organize an agenda with appointments set up…

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Some years ago, one of the problems I had when I was migrating my desktop to GNU/Linux was finding a development environment for LaTeX. For those who don’t know LaTeX, it’s worth checking out. It is a “document preparation system” widely used for producing mathematical and scientific texts due to its high typographic quality. By…

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