[LMB] OT: Oh My!

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sun Jul 21 00:52:47 BST 2019


On Sat, 20 Jul 2019 18:49:43 -0400, Fred Smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:

>On Sat, Jul 20, 2019 at 01:49:29PM -0600, Zan Lynx wrote:
>> On 7/20/19 12:40 PM, Aruvqan Myers wrote:
>>
>> >Holy crap on a stick, did you know we have over twenty two
>> >THOUSAND emails since 2011?!!!!!ELEVENTY1!
>> >
>> ><whimper>
>> >
>> >I think I haz some deleting to do! I didn't realize whatever
>> >settings I had didn't delete deleted emails off the Gmail server
>> >...
>>
>> Heh. Your email pales in comparison to mine!
>>
>> # du -sh /var/spool/imap/z/user/zlynx/
>> 9.6G    /var/spool/imap/z/user/zlynx/
>>
>> # find /var/spool/imap/z/user/zlynx -type f | wc -l
>> 485432
>>
>> Almost 500,000 emails in there. Some of those go back to 1998. Lots
>> of mailing list content in there, although I did delete everything
>> from Linux Kernel Mailing List when I was subscribed or it'd be a
>> lot bigger.
>
>and I thought I had a lot:
>
> du -sLh /home/fredex/Mail
>5.8G	/home/fredex/Mail
>
>My personal email is a little less than 3 gigs, roughly half of that
>total which includes mailing lists and miscellaneous cruft.
>Clean it up? Whyever for? :) Now I can point to another geek with
>nearly twice as much saved mail!

15.8GB here.
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