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-image-Pastor 1.8

in the wee hours

Pastor 1.8: “Pastor is a free, easy-to-use program for securely storing passwords, software licenses, and other personal data.

(Via Mac Gems Weblog.)

-image-10.5: How to use ssh using ‘Back to My Mac’

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10.5: How to use ssh using 'Back to My Mac': "My iMac is behind a satellite internet connection, which is very slow. Rather than using Screen Sharing or Finder's file sharing for Back to My Mac, I often find it easier to use ssh. Until today I didn't know how to connect to a Back To My Mac computer via ssh. It turns out that it's very easy: ssh -vvv -p 22 hostname.username.members.mac.com. Where hostname is the name you gave to the machine (i.e. the name that appears in Finder), and username is Read more [...]

-image-Prop and Cool Your Laptop with a Water Bottle [Clever Uses]

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Prop and Cool Your Laptop with a Water Bottle [Clever Uses]: "Blogger Ron Brinkman doesn't want to buy an overpriced laptop stand or build his own DIY laptop stand. Instead, he takes the cheap and easy route and uses a $6 hot water bottle as a water-cooled laptop stand. Brinkman says: Yup, buy a hot water bottle, fill it up with tap-water (room-temperature is fine) and insert strategically between laptop and lap. It's comfy, acts as a nice heat-sink, and as a bonus it probably blocks a fair bit of Read more [...]

-image-New iMac has a need for speed

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New iMac has a need for speed: “Dan Moren takes a closer look at what the changes to Apple’s iMac offerings will mean to that desktop’s performance.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-Lab-testing the Frankenmac clone

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Lab-testing the Frankenmac clone: “Macworld Lab gauges the performance of Rob Griffiths’s hand-built Mac clone.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-First Customer Receives Psystar Mac Clone

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First Customer Receives Psystar Mac Clone: “Gizmodo posts the first video evidence of the existence of the Psystar OpenComputer in the wild. One of their readers who actually received their OpenComputer and was kind enough to provide video proof. (There have been questions about the company’s…”

(Via MacRumors.)

-image-Rogers to Bring iPhone to Canada

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Rogers to Bring iPhone to Canada: “Rogers Communications Inc. announced that they have come to a deal with Apple to finally offer the iPhone in Canada later this year. Ted Rogers, President and CEO of Rogers, issued the following brief statement:

We’re thrilled to ann…”

(Via MacRumors.)

-image-Apple upgrades Java for Leopard

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Apple upgrades Java for Leopard: “Apple introduces support for Java SE 6 v.1.6.0_05 to Leopard

Apple has released an essential upgrade to the Java software implemented in Mac OS X 10.5, introducing support for Java SE 6 v.1.6.0_05 to the OS.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-HyperEdit HTML/PHP editor improves Leopard support

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HyperEdit HTML/PHP editor improves Leopard support: “HyperEdit, the HTML and PHP text editor, improves support for Leopard, gains stability fixes and makes other enhancements in its 1.6 release.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-Hardy Heron Makes Linux Worth Another Look [Feature]

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Hardy Heron Makes Linux Worth Another Look [Feature]: " If you've flirted with the idea of switching your desktop operating system to Linux but never took the leap, the time is now. This week's release of Hardy Heron, an Ubuntu release that will be supported until 2011, offers a freer, more productive space for work and play than ever before. It's not easy jumping blind into a new way of thinking or working, and Ubuntu, the so-called 'Linux for Humans' operating system, is no different. For all the Read more [...]

-image-OS X-Like Widgets with Screenlets on Ubuntu (3rd Update) | Tombuntu

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OS X-Like Widgets with Screenlets on Ubuntu (3rd Update) | Tombuntu: "Home About Archive Request a Post News, Tips, and How-Tos for Ubuntu LinuxOS X-Like Widgets with Screenlets on Ubuntu (3rd Update)Published in March 17th, 2008 Posted by Tom in software KDE 4, Windows, and Mac OS all have some sort of desktop widgets. Your Ubuntu desktop can also, using Screenlets. This post will guide you through installing and using Screenlets on Ubuntu 7.10 and 8.04. [update] I’ve made some updates to Read more [...]

-image-10.5: Set up Time Machine on a NAS in three easy steps

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10.5: Set up Time Machine on a NAS in three easy steps: "Here's a three-step process to create a Time Machine backup on a network-attached storage (NAS) unit.Create a sparsebundle image on your local system. I'm not sure of the reason why, but I haven't been able to kick Time Machine off just by specifying a network share. It 'prepares' for a while, then says it was unable to create the disk image. The solution appears to be to create a sparsebundle image locally. Thankfully, you don't need multiple Read more [...]

-image-New iMacs Next Week?

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New iMacs Next Week?: “Geeksugar (via Gizmodo) claims that the long awaited iMac refresh is due next week.

The new and improved iMacs are said to be at the same price point as the current models and will probably receive a speed bump as well as a hard-dri…”

(Via MacRumors.)

-image-Cyberduck FTP Updates with Quick Look and More Goodies [Featured Mac Download]

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Cyberduck FTP Updates with Quick Look and More Goodies [Featured Mac Download]: "Mac OS X only: Free FTP application Cyberduck's 3.0 beta release adds gobs of impressive new functionality to the already excellent client, including Leopard-only features like Quick Look. Other new features include Amazon S3 and WebDAV support, Web URL support (which opens files in your browser from a corresponding URL), and the handful of already impressive features like integration with external text editors. Cyberduck Read more [...]

-image-Ease the Transition to Ubuntu with a Cheat Sheet [Linux]

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Ease the Transition to Ubuntu with a Cheat Sheet [Linux]: "The open-source-friendly folks at the FOSSwire blog have posted a PDF 'Ubuntu Cheat Sheet,' covering the basic terminal commands one might have to use and, just as importantly, naming important programs and packages so you don't end up deleting or messing with something that'll cause headaches down the line. WIth the release of Hardy Heron one day away, adventurous newcomers might want to keep FOSSwire's printed and handy for reference. Ubuntu Read more [...]