Mac OS X Leopard (version 10.5) is the 6th version of Mac OS X released on October 26th, 2007.

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How may I mount a disk with a Apple / Mac partition table (APM) in Linux?

I've backed up some files from a old Powerbook G4 (AluBook), and I used the Mac Partion manager or whatever to first initialize the disk. It worked, originally, as one large volume, and I copied ...
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How to upgrade Mac Pro 1.1 from OS X 10.6.8 to OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Upgrading the Mac Pro 1.1 2006 in the standard way using the app store is not possible. This is caused by the lack of the 64 bit EFI bios. The hardware of the Mac Pro 1.1 is already complete 64bit ...
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Setup restarts when trying to create a user

Recently I was given a MacBook Pro (late 2010 I believe), and asked to see if I could reset the password for it. I assumed that it would be relatively easy so decided to go ahead and give it a go. I ...
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Turning Telnet on on Mac OS X Leopard

Does Mac OS X Leopard have Telnet client technology? I've seen plenty of stuff around on the internet pertaining to Snow Leopard, but not plain old Leopard. I know some people like to use SSH, but I'm ...
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Create new NTFS partition on macbook partition

I have 2 partitions on my Macbook: C:\ for Windows 7 D:\ for Mac OS I don't use MacOS, and I want to install a new Windows 7 64 bit to a new partition. I hesitate to format D:\ drive, I don't want ...
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OS X 10.5 Spotlight Kind different to Finder Kind for particular file (.dylib) despite app (SeaMonkey) removed

in the distant past I installed SeaMonkey. There was a mistake in the apps Info.plist that inappropriately associated a number of file types with the app, in particular .dylib. The bug was recognised ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Del on a Mac with Windows

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows on my Mac. Last night I tried to compress the memory of C, then after that finished, it told me to Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart How do I press these ...
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How to set Tor as a global proxy for ALL traffic (including stuff going out to heroku for instance) [duplicate]

As it says on the tin. I've tried localhost:9510 as per Vidalia setting with no luck. Tor just adds a proxy address that can be used for that, or am I misunderstanding? Thank you
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Download with iGetter stops and hangs after a 97% complete

I'm using iGetter 2.8.7 to download Netbeans 6.8, the size of which is 145.02 MBs. I've tried it multiple times and every time it stops when it has downloaded 97% of that file. The speed gradually ...
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running python via mac ports

I have installed python via mac ports, using: sudo port install python33 I then did: sudo port select --set python python33 and got: Selecting 'python33' for 'python' succeeded. 'python33' is ...
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“/Library/” versus /usr/local/lib on mac

What's the difference between these two folders on mac os x 8.5? I've installed the latest version of tcl and it was placed in my /usr/local/lib folder. However I have a tcl folder under /Library ...
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How do I boot my iMac over the internet?

I am running Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard on a 2009 iMac. For when I am not home, how can I turn on/start up/boot my Mac over the internet? I have a Verizon Actiontec router if that helps and I will be ...
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Mac OS X Leopard: Install on External from Lion or Mountain Lion

I'm trying to set up some testing machines on an external hard drive. I have a Lion MBP and Mountain Lion MBP, and I'm trying to perform the installations from mac books. When I attemt to run the ...
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What's preventing my php on Leopard (10.5) from running?

I have an old mini running a vanilla Leopard install that I use to host low-volume sites as I learn web dev. I have successfully set up virtual hosts and they are running static placeholder sites. In ...
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Recover completely erased mac [closed]

So I complelety erased my Mac. I was trying to do a clean install up to Ubuntu from Leopard and I used Disk Utility from another Mac while this one was in Target Disk Mode. Now I haev a blank screen ...
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Mac: Everything quits unexpectedly

I have a friend with a Mac which runs OS/X 10.5 (Leopard). He has minimal computer experience. He says that EVERY application excluding Minecraft fails to open with an error message resembling "The ...
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Using Openjdk in FireFox on Mac OS X 10.5.8

I've got an old PowerMac G5, and I found openjdk7 binaries for my mac! This is great. Now is there a way to use this version of java in a browser like Firefox or TenFourFox, so I can use web apps that ...
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How to repair / restore clobbered libxml2 on Mac OS X

I started playing with a Mac just a couple of days ago, and it seems, without warning I've caused some major damage. The system is running OS X version 10.5.8, and without paying much attention, I ...
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How do I shut off the out-of-date plugin notification on Chrome in OS X?

I understand that, in order to shut off out-of-date plugin notifications, you need to add the command-line flag "allow-outdated-plugins." Is there a way to do this on OS X that doesn't require ...
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SSH login very slow on OS X Leopard

My SSH sessions take a very long time to initiate. This applies for logins with and without passwords, interactive and non-interactive. I have tried setting 'GSSAPIAuthentication no' and 'IPQoS ...
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Software update, itunes, App Store cannot connect to Internet on Mac Mini v10.6.8

I update my Mac Mini from OS X v10.6.3 to v10.6.8, it was successful. I found out that iTunes cannot connect to iTunes store. The software update can't check for updates, and the App Store cannot ...
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mac os 10.5.8, firefox 14.0.1, unable to use zoom & have to authorize computer every time I log into Bank website

I can no longer use zoom or pinch as well as being forced to authorize my computer with security question on Bank of America website on my mac OS 10.5.8 since I installed Firefox 14.0.1
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iMac with OS X 10.5.8 - can we upgrade?

We have an iMac with v10.5.8 2 GHZ intel core dual 1 GB int memory 512/512 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM Can we upgrade to just Snow Leopard, or can we go to Lion?
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Downgrading from SL to Leopard keeping all apps and files intact? [closed]

I'm currently running 10.5.8 on my macbook and thinking about upgrading it to SL. However, I fear that some programs I have might not be compatible with SL considering in particular I've read both ...
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Reinstalled Leopard, Mac won't read CD/DVDs, Disk Utility won't work, can't install software, no mount

I have an iMac desktop bought in 2008, and reinstalled Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.2. I can see the hard drive and open data on it. However the Mac will not read any CD/DVDs or install any software. I don't ...
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USB stick (HP V210W 16GB) mounts on MBP 13“ running OS X 10.5.8, but not on MBP 13” running 10.6.8

My brother bought a HP V210W 16GB usb stick. It wasn't recognized by his MBP 13" (2011, 2.7GHz i7, 4GB 1333MHz DDR3) running OS X 10.6.8. He then tried the stick on his Win7 PC which recognized it ...
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If I buy OSX Lion, will I be able to upgrade to OSX Mountain Lion for free? [closed]

I'm currently using an iMac from 2009 running OSX Leopard 10.6.8. I need this machine to develop iOS applications, and to do that I need xCode 4, and to use xCode 4 I need to have OSX Lion installed. ...
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Remote access to OS X Lion from OS X Leopard and Windows

I need to access to a Mac running OS X Lion remotely from a Mac running OS X Leopard and Windows. Is there any software to do that?
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Bash mine script, please [closed]

The script, in and of its self, is fairly self-explanatory. Can this script be further improved? First iteration was writ upon OS X 10.5.8 Leopard, current iteration was run upon OS X 10.6.4 Snow ...
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Installing the Newest KeePass for MacOSX from Source

I've transitioned our passwords to KeePass. LastPass looks cool, but I prefer a system where we control the database locally rather than it being kept in the cloud. I have a windows and Linux system ...
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Manual entry of mac address in terminal of osx, getting permission denied

Hi there I'm trying to set my mac address using the terminal as for some reason it's been set to all zeros, I have the address and know the correct commands but I keep getting permision denied message ...
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Is there a way to install Photoshop CS6 on OS X below version 10.6?

I have recently purchased Photoshop CS6 for my girlfriend, but when we tried installing it I got a message that it requires Mac OS X 10.6.0 or higher. She has 10.5.8 on her computer and when I look ...
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What is the easiest way to turn off the wifi connection in my home at night? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable internet access at night on the router? I have teenagers who stay up all night and skype with their friends on their laptops. Is there a way I can turn ...
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Remote Installing OS X 10.5 on a PowerBook G4

I recently acquired a PowerBook G4 (always loved the PPC architecture over Intel when it comes to Apple), currently it has OS X 10.4 installed. Unfortunately I can't find the original 10.5 install ...
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TextWrangler show Folder path

I'm new into TextWrangler. I'd like to let view a sidebar like on the following picture. (Which shows the folder path with included documents) Without knowing the name of this item, I don't know how ...
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Where can I force a specific DNS server to be used on OS X?

On OS X Leopard, scutil gives me $ scutil --dns DNS configuration resolver #1 nameserver[0] : 192.168.1.1 nameserver[1] : 192.168.2.1 order : 200000 resolver #2 domain : local options : ...
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Where had my disk space gone? ie. Used+Free <<< Capacity - Solved (sort-of)

I have a PowerBook G4. OS-X 10.5. Recently is was running very slow and I found it only had about 3 GB free. I set to and free'd up 26 GB on the 93 GB drive. Finder, however reports about 15 GB ...
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How do I get my browser to display unicode correctly?

I was trying to read this post, but it looks like this: How can I get my web browser to display this post correctly? I'm using Chrome 17.0.963.78, Firefox 10.0.1, and Safari 4.0.5 on OS X 10.5.8. ...
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How can I uninstall a startup item in Mac OS X 10.5.8? Where is the “Accounts” preference pane?

I use OS X 10.5.8. How do I prevent some programs from opening upon startup? I have tried to find the "Account" Preference Pane on my iMac, but cannot find it even by trying to find it from previous ...
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Files in Finder are greyed out when trying to upload to a website

I'm using OS X 10.5.8 and I can't upload any files to specific website (I've tried all the browsers: Safari, Chrome, Firefox). All files are greyed out in the Finder window that opens. I know the ...
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How to access files on remote PC from a Mac OS terminal?

There have been a number of questions related to remote access PC from Mac, but I have not found an answer to my question. I have a desktop at home and a Macbook laptop I'm traveling with. On my Mac ...
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Can't re-install MySQL on OS X Leopard after uninstalling

I'm running Leopard (10.5.8) on a Macbook (not Pro) and I had MySQL running ok, but the Preferences pane wasn't working. I thought a fresh install would be a good idea, so I went through the uninstall ...
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Recover files from “Previous System” after reinstalling Leopard

I have a serious problem with my desktop files in OS X. My system crashed and I installed Leopard, perserving users and network options. The installation failed and I lost my desktop files. The ...
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MacBook Core 2 Duo: “Require password to wake this computer from sleep” No longer works

After recently updating my MacBook to 10.5.8, I've noticed that the option to require a password to wake the computer from sleep/screensaver no longer works. I put the thing to sleep, and it comes ...
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silverlight crash on google chrome and mac osx

I'm running google chrome (15.0.874.121) on mac os/x 10.5.8 (leopard). I get the following message on a site using microsoft silverlight to display videos: Silverlight doesn't seem up to date ...
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Customize an icon for a USB stick on Mac and automount a dmg file

I want to make a custom icon to a usb stick on mac and show that instead of the ugly blank icon that exists by default As I have to compile a presentation I want the users to be able to quick access ...
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Bring the windows of two different apps in mac os to the front?

How do I easily bring to the front of the screen the top windows of two different application in Mac OS X? I prefer to use the keyboard only. Example Scenario: Say there are 10 Firefox and 10 ...
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man: command not found in zsh (Mac OS 10.58)

I changed to zsh from the default (by changing the "Shells open with" preference in Terminal to "command (complete path)" set to /bin/zsh While most things seem to work, I tried to see the man page ...
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After adding switch to network, Windows shares no longer accessible on OS X

This has been bugging me a lot today: I have several computers behind a router. One of them serves Windows shares and is connected to the router by ethernet cable. The main client is connected to ...
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How to jump to a space containing a window for the active application?

I'm using 4 Spaces with the "When switching to an application, switch to a space with open windows for the application" option turned off. But that means it's sometimes a real hunt trying to find the ...