MacNN | Google releases MacFUSE

Posted on January 17, 2007 in General News

Google today released MacFUSE, an open-source port of the FUSE "Filesystem in Userspace" mechanism previously only available on Linux and FreeBSD systems. MacFUSE offers Mac OS X developers the ability to organize nearly any data into a file system, offering support for most existing Linux-based FUSE …

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How to - disk recovery with ddrescue on Mac 10.4

Posted on January 13, 2007 in How-to

I had a dead, clicking hard drive. It would not mount so most repair utilities and Apple Disk Utility couldn't see the drive to repair it. Data Rescue II and DiskWarrior (even advanced recovery mode) would run for a while but eventually error out. dd_rescue (read third comment) is a …


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Carry a PC Repair System on a USB Drive

Posted on January 11, 2007 in Uncategorized

The Daily Cup of Tech computer help site put together a USB-drive based collection of software that'll help you resuscitate any ailing PC. All wrapped up into one convenient, 14.2MB zip file, the USB PC Repair System contains 37 fix-it utilities (via Lifehacker)

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Web developers: No more IE hacks!

Posted on January 08, 2007 in Uncategorized

Microsoft has yet again failed with IE7 to extend a helping hand towards web developers. They have yet again failed to improve IEs standard compliance. Web developers are living in html/css/javascript hell where we have to introduce extra hacks just to make a standards compliant site run on …


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HOWTO Create Your Personal All-In-One USB Knoppix 5.1.0

Posted on January 02, 2007 in Uncategorized

You can take your desktop wherever you go, on USB stick, and newest working Debian 4.0 'Etch' to boot! The well-known flavor of Debian, engineered in Germany by Klaus Knopper, empowers you to step over all them troubles with freaky Windows. MS-Windows stuff is so much last century... totally …


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HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials

Posted on December 31, 2006 in Uncategorized

HowtoForge is the source for Linux tutorials.
HowtoForge provides free hosting for Linux tutorials and discussion forums for everything related to Linux.

macosxhints.com - An assortment of potentially interesting free apps

Posted on December 21, 2006 in Uncategorized

macosxhints.com - An assortment of potentially interesting free apps
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At times, I will run hints here which are pointers to third-party apps that seem to do interesting things. The decision as to whether to run such a hint is purely subjective …


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The Five Best and Worst Things About Vista

Posted on December 20, 2006 in Uncategorized

After five years, Windows Vista is finally here. With a Mac-like interface, improved security, and far better networking, it's a great improvement over Windows XP. Like any new operating system, though, there are things you'll love about it, and things you'll hate about it.

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How old can you go? Oldversion.com "because newer isn't always better!"

Posted on December 19, 2006 in Uncategorized

A great site that archives older version of software. Maybe you're looking for a pre-bloatware favorite application, or maybe you having been able to get AIM to work right on granny's Pentium II. This is the place for you.

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Leopard to include native GTK support in Quartz

Posted on December 17, 2006 in Uncategorized

According to a new post on O'Reilly.net, it appears that the next version of Apple's OS X 'Leopard' will include native GTK support. It goal is to: "run Gtk+ applications without X11 on Mac OS X". Sounds like good news for developers!

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