Lyndon Codes

Welcome to Lyndon Armitage's Blog.
I mostly write about programming and technology related subjects, for more information on me see my about page.

Any posts contained are my own opinions and musings and are not representative of my employer.

Recent Posts

Disabling Comments

So in my last post I lamented that I was getting only spam comments on my blog after updating it with Staticman to enable comments so today I have decided to disable comments altogether.

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Comments Update

Since 2021/02/27 my blog has had comments enabled courtesy of Staticman. Unfortunately it seems that the only comments I get are spam so I am torn as to whether to continue enabling comments or to remove them.

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Centering mouse in the Active Window

This is just a quick post on how to centre your mouse in the currently selected window on Linux.

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vim is Powerful

The text editor vim is really quite powerful! I am always surprised by how much so!

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Migrating from offlineimap to isync

Recently I have been experimenting with the terminal email client mutt (neomutt to be specific) in preparation for setting up my own email server (I want to stop being over reliant on GMail).
Initially I stumbled upon offlineimap as a way of downloading and syncing mail from an IMAP server, but as it turns out it is built in Python 2 and considered a bit obsolete and slow by many. So after some searching I discovered isync as a suitable replacement and decided to migrate to it from offlineimap, a process I will document below.

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