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Did you ask CharlesS? 899 Views / 2 Replies  
Did you ask CharlesS?
Posted by gatorparrots, on Apr 13, 2012 at 04:00 PM, in Developer Center
Just in time for Earth Day... 301 Views / 0 Replies  
This is too great... The Perils of Environmental Man! Check out the audio file on this page:
http://www.twelvetribes.org/publications/environmental-man.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Apr 25, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
niutil -readprop . /users/$USER picture To... 510 Views / 13 Replies  
niutil -readprop . /users/$USER picture
To assign it:
sudo niutil -createprop . /users/$USER picture "/Library/User Pictures/yourpicture.tif"
(The picture can be anywhere in the filesystem,...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 10, 2004 at 02:36 PM, in Developer Center
Simply remove the file: ... 4,009 Views / 32 Replies  
Simply remove the file:
/private/var/db/.AppleSetupDone
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 9, 2004 at 09:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Simply remove the file: ... 361 Views / 4 Replies  
Simply remove the file:
/private/var/db/.AppleSetupDone
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 9, 2004 at 09:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Mozilla Firefox 0.8 released 4,068 Views / 102 Replies  
http://birdcage.myrice.com/poster/images/FireFox_b.jpg
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 9, 2004 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
One-stop shopping here: ... 4,009 Views / 32 Replies  
One-stop shopping here:
http://www.jschilling.net/software.php
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 9, 2004 at 08:51 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm already on for Pacifist. Sign me onboard for... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm already on for Pacifist. Sign me onboard for BootCD testing as well.
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 4, 2004 at 12:30 AM, in Applications
http://www.roadstead.com/weblog/Tutorials/PostfixE... 325 Views / 2 Replies  
http://www.roadstead.com/weblog/Tutorials/PostfixEnabler.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 3, 2004 at 01:59 AM, in Mac OS X
I just did. Opened English.lproj files:... 691 Views / 10 Replies  
I just did. Opened English.lproj files: Browser.nib and Download.nib in Interface builder. Selected the Window component, got info on it, unchecked the texture box. Saved. Quit. Launched...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 3, 2004 at 01:47 AM, in GUI Customization
Actually, I'd facy a .dtla or two of SS themes...... 900 Views / 17 Replies  
Actually, I'd facy a .dtla or two of SS themes... for Panther.
Posted by gatorparrots, on Feb 2, 2004 at 11:30 AM, in GUI Customization
No, it is a microkernel. They are taking... 920 Views / 21 Replies  
No, it is a microkernel.
They are taking exception to your statement about Mach being closed source. Behold:
http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/mach/public/www/sources/sources_top.html
...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 28, 2004 at 09:09 AM, in GUI Customization
I helped contribute to this article (works under... 312 Views / 2 Replies  
I helped contribute to this article (works under 10.2). I'm not sure if there are many differences under Panther, but you could give it a go:...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 28, 2004 at 08:54 AM, in Mac OS X
sudo pico /etc/hostconfig 539 Views / 6 Replies  
sudo pico /etc/hostconfig
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 23, 2004 at 06:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I have the old Dreamweaver MX trial installer. PM... 639 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the old Dreamweaver MX trial installer. PM me ftp server information and I'll upload it for you (~30MB).
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 20, 2004 at 01:59 AM, in Developer Center
It could be a font issue. ... 1,016 Views / 6 Replies  
It could be a font issue.
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25486
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=107641
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106417...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 18, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Mac OS X
curl -s http://showmyip.com/simple/ | awk '{print... 1,855 Views / 3 Replies  
curl -s http://showmyip.com/simple/ | awk '{print $1}'
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 18, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Yerba Maté. ... 490 Views / 21 Replies  
Yerba Maté.
http://www2.uiuc.edu/ro/argentina/fotos/fotos-arg/gaucho-big.jpg
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you keep all your documents in your home... 582 Views / 17 Replies  
If you keep all your documents in your home directory, beware... Apple has released errant installers or updaters in the past that have nuked photo and music libraries, mail, setttings, etc. in...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:26 AM, in Mac OS X
For the command line, there's always ncftp. ... 366 Views / 4 Replies  
For the command line, there's always ncftp.

A few of the better freeware GUI FTP clients:
LifTP
Cyberduck
RBrowser Lite
FTP Thingy
Posted by gatorparrots, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone have the Panther-ready, non-GUIKit... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
Does anyone have the Panther-ready, non-GUIKit (ShapeShifter) versions of Swiz's themes on hand? If so, would you care to post them somewhere or mail them to me?
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 15, 2003 at 05:36 PM, in GUI Customization
Swiz -- any chance of a brief moratorium on the... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
Swiz -- any chance of a brief moratorium on the ShapeShifter-only state of your Panther themes? Please? I would like to use the older non-GuiKit versions if you would be so kind...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 11, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in GUI Customization
Dockless simplifies this process: ... 787 Views / 8 Replies  
Dockless simplifies this process:
http://homepage.mac.com/fahrenba/dockless/dockless.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 11, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: pure-ftpd, Apple File Sharing 445 Views / 9 Replies  
Try this, then:
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20031113075452804

No, not by default. But that article I referenced shows you how to use SSH tunnels to wrap your AFP connections.
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in Networking
No sir. I had visited his iDisk yesterday after... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
No sir. I had visited his iDisk yesterday after you had pointed me that way.
Finder: Go>Connect to Server>http://idisk.mac.com/swizcore/Public

All his Jaguar themes are there, but there are but...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 11, 2003 at 12:26 PM, in GUI Customization
Thanks, but what I am looking for is the early... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
Thanks, but what I am looking for is the early Panther versions of those themes. Currently on his site, he has the older Jaguar versions and the new Panther ShapeShifter guiKits, but not the...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 11, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in GUI Customization
Re: How secure is Apple File Sharing? 445 Views / 9 Replies  
http://pureftpd.org/README.MacOS-X

http://www.afp548.com/Articles/security/sshtips.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 10, 2003 at 11:51 PM, in Networking
You can avoid the pipe: ipconfig getifaddr en0 ... 694 Views / 16 Replies  
You can avoid the pipe:
ipconfig getifaddr en0

To get an external WAN-side address:
curl -s http://www.showmyip.com/simple/ | awk '{print $1}'
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 10, 2003 at 11:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Are the non-ShapeShifter versions of SS Power... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
Are the non-ShapeShifter versions of SS Power Metal (reg. and Swiz-style), SS Studio Pro, etc. still available anywhere?

I'd like to use them but don't want to have to pay for the privilege ($20...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Dec 10, 2003 at 05:54 PM, in GUI Customization
You could try testuser's swapvolume StartupItem.... 334 Views / 2 Replies  
You could try testuser's swapvolume StartupItem. Theoretically, Panther shouldn't have broken it:
http://eshirazi.com:81/testuserSoftware/index.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Oct 15, 2003 at 12:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Did you check out Darwin Ports? ... 580 Views / 13 Replies  
Did you check out Darwin Ports?
http://www.opendarwin.org/projects/darwinports/
Posted by gatorparrots, on Oct 15, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
On 10.1, one can issue: disktool -o On... 671 Views / 8 Replies  
On 10.1, one can issue:
disktool -o

On 10.2, you can issue this command to enable the GUI Eject menubar item:
open "/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Eject.menu"

Here's fink's eject...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 25, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Mac OS X
An 8100 can run 10.2? 1,083 Views / 13 Replies  
An 8100 can run 10.2?
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 24, 2003 at 12:45 AM, in Mac OS X
It works here. Is there something wrong with your... 311 Views / 2 Replies  
It works here. Is there something wrong with your local DNS servers?
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 22, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in Mac OS X
You would have to edit the Rendouzvous... 539 Views / 3 Replies  
You would have to edit the Rendouzvous StartupItem:
/System/Library/StartupItems/mDNSResponder
Simply put exit 1 after the shebang line (#!/bin/sh).
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 22, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
SSH security vulnerability NOT fixed 6,006 Views / 120 Replies  
Sadly, it doesn't look like the newer SSH made it into the release:
ssh -V
OpenSSH_3.4p1+CAN-2003-0693, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090609f
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 22, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Safari has not unseated Camino as my browser of... 11,344 Views / 97 Replies  
Safari has not unseated Camino as my browser of choice. It's still too young and buggy to be my default. The build of Camino I am using has all the features I need and is fast and stable. I have no...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 21, 2003 at 12:31 AM, in Applications
This thread has compile instructions for OpenSSH... 496 Views / 10 Replies  
This thread has compile instructions for OpenSSH 3.7:
http://discussions.info.apple.com/WebX?14@193.6Q4hasH1eoB.3@.5999a484
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 18, 2003 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
http://www.undergroundmac.com/hacking.html or,... 1,203 Views / 33 Replies  
http://www.undergroundmac.com/hacking.html
or, perhaps more "legit":
https://doris.scriptkiddie.net/PPC_Stuff/

The point being, there are people out there writing tools and developing and...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 18, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Does his username have a "68" in it? 696 Views / 13 Replies  
Does his username have a "68" in it?
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 18, 2003 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. ... 1,203 Views / 33 Replies  
Yes.
http://freaky.staticusers.net/ugboard/viewforum.php?f=15
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 17, 2003 at 06:39 PM, in Mac OS X
testuser's swapvolume relocation package has... 603 Views / 5 Replies  
testuser's swapvolume relocation package has worked well for me here:
http://eshirazi.com:81/testuserSoftware/index.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 15, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Squirrelmail uses IMAP. If you need IMPAP and POP... 641 Views / 5 Replies  
Squirrelmail uses IMAP. If you need IMPAP and POP access, V-Webmail is trivial to install and configure, and has a nice default interface:
http://www.v-webmail.org/index.php
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 14, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Mac OS X
If you lack admin privileges, you can always do... 5,599 Views / 29 Replies  
If you lack admin privileges, you can always do this in single user mode:
mount -uw /
nicl -raw /var/db/netinfo/local.nidb -append /groups/admin users <username>
reboot
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 12, 2003 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Bourne-shell style alias: alias mkcd='mkdir -p... 387 Views / 5 Replies  
Bourne-shell style alias:
alias mkcd='mkdir -p $1 && cd $1'
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 11, 2003 at 05:27 PM, in Mac OS X
DMG Maker ? ... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
DMG Maker ?
http://www.pliris-soft.com/products/dmgmaker/dmgmaker.html
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 10, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in Applications
Re: How do I break up a file into smaller pieces? 598 Views / 12 Replies  
The command line program hdiutil (Disk Copy's engine) can produce segments of any size. Sadly, the GUI program is very limited in its options. So, to create segmented disk images, you would be better...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 10, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Disabling a Processor on a Multiprocessor System ... 958 Views / 18 Replies  
Disabling a Processor on a Multiprocessor System
http://developer.apple.com/qa/qa2001/qa1141.html

sudo nvram boot-args="cpus=1"
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 10, 2003 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Iconfactory released a new icon set that should... 15,403 Views / 190 Replies  
Iconfactory released a new icon set that should go well with the SS Power Metal theme:

http://www.iconfactory.com/graphics/previews/g5cb_prv.jpg
G5 System...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 9, 2003 at 02:58 PM, in GUI Customization
Security Enhanced Linux ... 609 Views / 13 Replies  
Security Enhanced Linux
http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/
(Oh yes, I trust the NSA. Uh huh.)

Bastille Linux is a "hardened" Linux.
http://www.bastille-linux.org/
Soon it will be available for OS X...
Posted by gatorparrots, on Sep 8, 2003 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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