Recently smplayer (not mplayer) started behaving strange: every video started muted. Pressing the mute button (m key) really muted the sound, pressing the button again unmuted the sound and the audio started playing. This behavior persisted over restarts of smplayer.
Now that is really annoying!
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Like a few other people, I occaionally (very occasionally) receive encrypted emails. So far that was not a big deal, because mutt can automatically decrypt these emails, and also search in encrypted emails (by decrypting them first). However I plan to change my email setup in the near future, and allow other programs (like Thunderbird or a mobile client) access as well. This does not work well if the emails are still encrypted. Besides, the emails reside on an encrypted filesystem, there is no need for another layer of encryption on disk.
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