Tag: Mac OS X

Mac Open Source Software

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“Darwin Ports”:http://darwinports.com/ automatically downloads open source projects over the Internet and compiles and installs them on your Mac. Means the whole world of 40 years of unix tools is available with a single command line on your computer. (BTW, Darwin is the name of the core operating system under Mac OS X and Ports means…

More Mac Utilities

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OK, just catching up as I finish the install of the new office and home networks. Here are some more super useful Mac utilities: * “Wireshark”:http://wireshark.org. This is a protocol analyzer that used to be called Ethereal before trademark problems. You use it to get really deep information about what is actually happening at the…

Mac Utilities

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OK more Mac utilities, this time from a quick read of Mac magazine: * “iStumbler”:http://istumbler.net. This is like a similar utility on Windows, it tells you the strength of various Wifi and Bluetooth devices. Even has a widget for your dashboard * “USB Missile Launcher”:http://thinkgeek.com. OK, its not really a utility, its a nerf rocket…

Share Mac Desktop

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I need some help to navigate through a website, so how do I do it. Well, Mac’s allow desktop sharing and it should be pretty easy as long as you can get through some settings. “Softwareareas.com”:http://www.softwareas.com/how-to-share-your-mac-desktop-osx-104-tiger has a good guide for Max OS X 10.4 “Tiger” h2. For the machine that you want to share,…

Azureus Plugins

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This is a cool tool for downloading and runs cross platform and also has a large plug in library. Some of the interesting ones are. “Zeropaid”:http://www.zeropaid.com/news/6384/Top+Azureus+Plugins+Revealed has a nice list including advanced statistics BT and router problems? File Sharing FAQ – dslreports.com Although its effectiveness is questionable, you could install a freeware IP blocker called…