About two weeks ago, Apple released a point release update to both the client and admin versions of their Remote Desktop software (ARD) to version 3.3.1. This was only a minor update, so no new major features or new application icon. However, OS X 10.6 ‘Snow Leopard’ was released a few days ago and […]
I use Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) to connect to my servers at work. I have another copy of ARD installed on one of the servers as well, and occasionally I’ll need to use ARD on my local machine to connect to a server remotely, and then run another instance of ARD on the server, all […]
I realize the topic of this post may be a bit specialized, but I would surely have liked to had something like this as a guide when I recently had to overcome this challenge.
Most of our entire campus is still running OS X 10.4.11, for the sole reason that login times for a .local Active Directory domain STILL take 2-3 minutes (as of 10.5.6). Our Lower School purchased some Lego robotics kits which came with new software called WeDo. The minimum requirements are OS X 10.5, and the installer will not run on OS X 10.4.
To get around this, I did the following: (more…)
Since my CS3 folder icon has been my most popular blog post, I decided to create a new one for the CS4 suite of Adobe applications. I debated sticking with the ugly black font Adobe uses for the application icons, but I’m a sucker for consistency. Feel free to download and use, and as always, […]
I accidentally discovered that in OS X Leopard, if you have dock magnification turned off, you can temporarily enable it by holding Shift and Control while moving your cursor over the dock. This does not appear to work at all in Tiger, and I’ve only tested it in OS X 10.5.6, so it’s possible it […]
We have a web filtering appliance installed as part of our network at my place of work. Among the many functions it performs, packet shaping and filtering is one of the most important, and most annoying. In our setup, port 443 (https) isn’t heavily restricted, so I use port 443 where available for any software […]