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Reducing Adobe Lightroom catalog size by automatically purging big history states

Recently, when backing up my pictures folder, I noticed my Lightroom catalog had notably increased in size, even though I couldn't remember adding that many pictures. I decided to investigate. I remembered reading a few years ago, on [Jeffrey Friedl's …

Office 2016 Mac on a diet — decreasing Office's disk use

My university has partnered with Microsoft to offer its students a free version of Microsoft Office 2016 for the duration of their stay. Great, as I was still using the old Office 2011 to read and write the occasional document. To my dismay, however, I…

Migrating mail between IMAP servers using mbsync

My university recently announced a switch from Zimbra to Microsoft Exchange server. The thought didn't sit well with me, so I decided to migrate the mails to my own mail server instead. A generalised account of what I used to achieve this, can be found be…

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