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iStat menus: Cool menu stats for Mac OS X


Does most of what Hardware Monitor, Temperature Monitor, MenuMeters and MenuCalendarClock iCal do, but in just one app : mini calendar, memory, disk, network and cpu usage, fan speed and power consumption, tempratures and much more!
Easy to install and configure, excellent design, like always from islayer.


And yes, I configured it to look like MenuMeters…

Cleaning Apple Mail’s Envelope Index

Apple Mail keeps a lot of junk in a SQLite database named Envelope Index. Since it’s a database, it tends to grow with time, and deleted records are not handled very efficiently. You might want to clean it a bit from time to time, and Mail might even seem a little faster after that.

1. Quit Mail

2. Launch a terminal, and type this command :

sqlite3 ~/Library/Mail/Envelope\ Index vacuum