Category Archives: MacOS Support
A long circuitous path, but in the end — sucess! Started off with darwinports, but that only got us 0.6.8 (current as of this writing was 0.6.27). Then tried Fink. That got us up to 0.6.13 dating Tried that version … Continue reading
Assisted ccaldwel with copule of outstanding Mac configuration issues
helped FCS debug issues with latest Oracle Calendar clients for MacBook Pro
Not as easy as it looks. Trick is to partition external HD using GUID partitioning. So I partitioned and instaled and booted, but Boot Camp refuses to partition an external drive.
omebody asked how to change the user name (or Short name) in Mac OSX. Simplest is to use NetInfo, but be sure to change namae in admin group, too! or you lock yourself out of the system. Sems like ChangeShortName … Continue reading
Client asked if bootcamp could be used as disk partition utility. Well no, not really. Boot Camp Assistant allows non-destructive repartitioning of startup disk, and perhaps only the internal startup disk. Also, disk must be partitioned correctly. Still investigating.
Tom Streeter asked about unix pathnames in context of MacOSX and terminal application
t streeter having problems downloading and installing quicktime mpeg2 component on new Intel MacBook.
I took possession of a new MacBook Pro (2 GHz Intel Core Duo; 1 GM RAM; 100 GB HD) last Monday. Here’s a week’s worth of impressions and data. Setup: Apple simple. I debated whether to do things the IT … Continue reading
Showed her how to access Zoo as a fileserver using MacOS or Windows, from home or office