I don’t deal with political topics here. But there were some thoughts I had on this fad going around on income inequality. If you take a look at this report by the economist the claim is that while the income disparity between 99% of the people in the US hasn’t changed much that between the… Read More Income inequality
Open image in Preview.app, “print” and save as pdf Open pdf you want to add to Open the pages pane Drag and drop the image pdf you just created into the pages pane (in whatever sequence you want it) Preview.app will show the pdf to be “edited” Save the pdf You can directly drag and… Read More Use preview.app to insert images as pages into a pdf
iTunes is annoying because clicking “+” (maximize) moves it to mini-player mode. Holding down “option” when clicking “+” will make it work like mazimize
Holding down “shift” when you press “reply” or “forward” causes emails to be composed in HTML in thunderbird. Probably the most useful tip I have seen.
From here On client Mac startup X11.app and check preferences->Security->”Allow connections from network clients” Open an xterm from the X11.app menu ssh into host machine with the X flag (from the xterm)ssh y.y.y.y -X -luser Everything works (even with firewall on), no need to set DISPLAY etc.
New HDD was cut into two partitions and win xp was installed on one. Ubuntu was installed off a USB stick “Install alongside Win XP” was chosen. This correctly used the empty (unformatted) partition for Linux, with appropriate swap space choice. Ssh needs to be installed – can be installed through the package manager. I… Read More Installing ubuntu (11.10)
Follow the instructions here. For Lion /etc/hostconfig seems to be going away.
Most impressed by migration: just needed to hook up my time machine disk to the new machine in in 2 hours my WHOLE computer was transplanted onto the new mac, including applications and frameworks. When I went to run eclipse (Helios) I was asked to install java runtime, which the OS installer found and installed… Read More Migrating from a 10.5 macbook to a 10.7 macbook pro