Jun 2, 2016 - Setup offlineimap within cygwin


Install offlineimap

Offlineimap is easy to install since it is a simple package to select from within cygwin's setup.exe.

  • offlineimap (6.5.5-1)

Test via offlineimap --version if you installed it correctly. This should reveal just the version number.

Configure offlineimap

To configure offlineimap, you must create a .offlineimaprc file within your home directory. Within that file you configure your email accounts, settings and so on.

The easiest way would be, to...

May 10, 2016 - mu, mu4e, cygwin and windows


Installation of cygwin

If you don't have cygwin installed yet, i will go through that process pretty quick here. Download the latest cygwin installer from cygwin.com, I will use the 64 bit version and the cygwin DLL is of version 2.5.1 and the Setup.exe has version 2.874.

While installing cygwin, you will be asked to select the packages, that you want to install. You do not need to select any packages at this...

Oct 11, 2015 - Little VOR Navigation Helper



So this time i had the problem of getting the correct vor radial for navigation. To get from one airport to another, i usually set up a route i want to fly by. My thought was, to create a little program that tells you for each point of the route the two nearest vor stations with the radial. With this information it is then possible to triangulate the point of the route by...