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I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
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- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
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Tag Archives: mac
Mac OS X has some great features, among which are Time Machine (which allows recovery of deleted or overwritten files) and Mail.app. Junk mail filtering means I rarely see spam in my inbox, but I keep “junk” mail in the … Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged antivirus, mac, sophos, time_machine 1 Comment
Burning ISO images on a Mac
I burn ISO images on my Mac fairly frequently, but not often enough to have the process committed to memory. In the past I’ve always followed the instructions I found in a macosxhints post. It works, but it has always … Continue reading
Ejecting stubborn Mac OSX disks
I’ve been using a Mac for several years, and I’ve had in intermittent problem: about once or twice a year, a CD-ROM will get “stuck” in the drive. In the past, I’ve only been able to eject the CD by … Continue reading
Delicious Library and boardgames
I’ve been using Delicious Library to catalog our DVD’s, CD’s, and books for almost two years. It’s great for keeping track of your library, especially if you loan your books and such out to your friends–just drag the item being … Continue reading
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Difficulty upgrading to Leopard 10.5.1
I upgraded my PowerBook G4 to [OS X “Leopard”](http://www.apple.com/macosx/) yesterday. (Thanks, Kasandra!) Looks pretty cool, but one of the first things it tried to do was auto-update to 10.5.1. The system would present a “You must restart to apply this … Continue reading
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We’ve been having some trouble(s) with our Windows PC lately, and while I’m completely *capable* of diagnosing and fixing whatever the problem is, I just don’t have time to screw with it. I’ve got a house to finish, ASAP! But … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged imac, mac 3 Comments
CSUS Mac-users mailing list
Scott McGown has started a Mac-users email list for [CSUS]. Here’s Scott’s invitation: >You’re invited to subscribe to the new MACUSERS-L listproc. MACUSERS-L is a discussion list to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information concerning the use and support … Continue reading
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Right-click on a (Windows) MacBook
We’re deploying a [MacBook] for one of our users. Thanks (?) to [Boot Camp], we’re able to install Windows XP and set this as the default OS. But there is one *glaring* problem with running Windows on a MacBook–no right … Continue reading
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Mac OSX Finder: “The volume cannot be found”
I roached some of the folders in the sidebar of Finder. I wasn’t able to repair them, but I was able to remove only the broken sidebar items. Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged finder, how-to, mac 66 Comments
OSX and Windows simultaneously!
The possibilities for an Intel-equipped Mac just keep improving! Continue reading
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