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I have different IMAP devices such as Debian laptop, iPad and Android -phone. When I get email, they all start banging. How can I put them to silent mode automatically when I put alarm clock on?

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For the debian laptop; look into cron. For the Android phone, assuming you use k9 (you should anyway), it has a setting for silent hours you can select. –  Eroen Sep 11 '12 at 14:37

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I don't know any fast way, perhaps you need to put every device one-by-one to silent mode?

Android: Silent Time here recommended by my friend.

Laptop: Close the laptop -lid.

iPad: Press the mute -button on the side (select settings and change the button to mute if not working).

But they are not optimal solutions, you waste time in putting things back.

Novel idea: suppose devices are connected to the same Wireless-network, can you somehow turn them to silent mode by this network using NAT and providing some one-time-password?

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NAT does things, most notably packet routing between networks where one is unaware of the other. This is not one of those things. I think you must be thinking of something else. –  Eroen Sep 11 '12 at 14:35

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