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Old news

So the Inquirer thinks they’ve got a hot potato on their hands, with this “security flaw” in OS X. I’ve been using this approach for years (like, since NeXTSTEP): boot into single-user and launch NetInfo manually, then passwd root. Or … Continue reading

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Random collection of amazing stuff

The most cool thing that I noticed today ever is that Google Maps now allows you to add custom waypoints by dragging-and-dropping the route line onto a given road. This is great! I’m going to a charity biker raffle thing … Continue reading

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A bit of backup script

Good news – there’s a handy tool in OS X called wait4path which can help when writing timed scripts to backup to removable media. Bad news – it [at least in Tiger….] works slightly esoterically – if a path is … Continue reading

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