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Upgrading Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.5


Some more or less unordered thoughts and impressions of the latest iteration of Apples Mac OS X, nicknamed Leopard: Despite all the naysayers who warn you “don’t upgrade, make a clean install”, i’ve updated two Intel Macs to today without much hassle. In both cases, the famous “Welcome Movie Thingy” crashed 🙁 Hurray, good first […]

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Raid 0 or 1 with Mac OS X


Some people tend to mock Mac OS X in favour of some other Unixes, but i like it… For me, it sucks least. Today i took some relativly small external firewire drives (250 GB each), attached them to my “always on” serving Mac Mini and it took less than 5 minutes to build a RAID […]

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Make usable on a mac


This is by far the best tip ever for on OS X: Enable click-through in (using quartz-wm) With this enabled you don’t have to click twice on a Gimp window for using a tool. Great! Found on

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