Archive for the 'Macintosh' Category

Mac OS X 10.4: How to prevent .DS_Store file creation over network connections

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Mac OS X 10.4: How to prevent .DS_Store file creation over network connections The fun that is DS_Store files blatted all over network shares is not so much an issue if you are using a mac connecting to another mac, but when you’re playing within Windows fileshares (SMB/Samba shares) people tend not to view them […]

Spotting a fake: ?New apple design? – Warpspire

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Spotting a fake: ?New apple design? – Warpspire When the original piece appeared on digg, there was much fuss regarding this being potentially real, and the detactors pointing out why it is likely not real. As? it has since been shown this was a portfolio piece, but the article here, goes over some good points, […]

Insert Title ? Blog Archive ? Quicksilver Tutorial Screencast v3.0 – Shelf, Clipboard, and Triggers

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Insert Title ? Blog Archive ? Quicksilver Tutorial Screencast v3.0 – Shelf, Clipboard, and Triggers A very handy visual guide that demonstrates how to use Quicksilver to set up a Shelf, Clipboard and triggers. Very handy for anyone just starting out with Quicksilver.

Creative Guy ? Blog Archive ? Customizing your Mac OSX experience

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Creative Guy ? Blog Archive ? Customizing your Mac OSX experience Express your creativity, or play with the visual style to your hearts content. This article is very helpful at pointing out what can be modified and how it can be achieved and some of the pros and cons with each method/option.

A52Codec – Trac (OS X Quicktime AC3 Componant)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

?? A52Codec – Trac This is a handy little AC3 (Dolby 5.2) Componant that will enable playback of AC3 streams on your mac. Took a little while to hunt down, but when found oh so helpful!

Optimized Firefox 2.0 for G4, G5, and Intel Macs: BeatnikPad Journal

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Optimized Firefox 2.0 for G4, G5, and Intel Macs: BeatnikPad Journal We all love Firefox for the mac, but the mac is such a massive platform and compiling it for the lowest common denominator misses some of of the performance benefits for your specific machine. If you care about eaking out the few little CPU […]

SSH Port Forwarding VNC under Mac OS X

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

If you’ve ever needed to remotely administer Mac OS X remotely, VNC combined with port forwarding can be very handy. A command like the following below, will forward localport 5901 to 5900 on the remote machive via a ssh tunnel. ssh -L 5901:localhost:5900 bugga.net Under recent versions of OS X however this does not work. […]

Use iTunes 7 to get brand new album art for your entire collection on The uber geeks

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Use iTunes 7 to get brand new album art for your entire collection on The uber geeks Be warned, this will only find Album Art that iTunes has the tracks and albums for – it will also get rid of any existing low res art – so if you have some art, make sure iTunes […]

Burn

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Burn A sweet OS X program – open source and free – more flexibilty with your CD burning.

Mac OS X (Tiger) ssh issues

Friday, September 1st, 2006

It seems post the 10.4.7 update I have been having some ssh issues, when connecting to other Mac’s running on the same network. ssh -v only displayed the following potentially useful tidbit Cannot determine realm for numeric host address After much fruitless googling, I decided to add/include my ip address and a “friendly” name in […]