OAuth2 authentication for offline email clients

More than a year ago, in my first post on this blog, I described my head in the cloud, feet on the ground strategy for offline email access. At that time, my solution (based on offlineimap) required me to store my email password in my Gnome keyring. This is far from satisfactory because as I… Continue reading OAuth2 authentication for offline email clients

Head in the clouds, feet on the ground: Part II (Feed Reader)

In Part I of this series, I argued that we should have a fully functional offline version of every important cloud service that we use. A feed reader is an important cloud service for me. In this post, I explain how to set up a cloud+offline feed reader. A feed reader must by its nature… Continue reading Head in the clouds, feet on the ground: Part II (Feed Reader)

Head in the cloud, feet on the ground: Part I (email)

My approach to cloud services is “Head in the cloud, feet on the ground”. By “head in the the cloud” I mean the effective use of cloud services to allow seamless access across multiple devices from anywhere. By “feet on the ground”, I mean a fully functional offline backup of the cloud so that all… Continue reading Head in the cloud, feet on the ground: Part I (email)