Category: Mac

From this item at macosxhints – Prevent .ds_store creation across multiple user accounts it turns out its fairly easy to configure an OS X client to apply the setting for any user who logs in.You just need to run this command… defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores…

I was running software update, and the whole computer locked up tight right in the middle of installing (even the mouse wouldn’t move). Hard rebooted after a long wait. The machine rebooted fine except – no Finder. I did end up fixing it. Here’s what…

Today we were driving around and found a closing sale at a “Good Guys” store. All of their stores are closing in California and folding into CompUSA. The discounts were very deep – they were even getting rid of the furniture and fixtures. So as…

Lately I’ve been fooling around with more platforms at home. I think now I have all the important ones represented (MacOSX, Windows, Linux and Solaris Sparc), and I’m probably about to blow a fuse unless I start distributing these things around the house (I think…