Monthly Archives: May 2007

Compressing Disk Images and Auto-Opening them

Sometimes there’s no reason to keep a giant directory, so you can use hdiutil to compress it and then a folder action to automatically mount it. OSXTips shows you how.

Note that it made my finder take a really long time opening the folder the first time (when it mounts). So your mileage may vary.

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Airport Extreme N – First Impressions

Just an Airport Extreme N base station. After a few small problems, I hooked it up to the network on one side and to an USB hub on the other, and it’s doing great. It’s nice not to depend on the desktop machine being up to share the drives and printer. technorati tags: osx mac […]