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

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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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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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Running Application Does Not Show Up In Dock

I notice that my running applications on Mac OS X (10.5) do not show up in Dock? Even when I have icon for the application in the Dock, it does not show the 'blue highlight' when I click the ...
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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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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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Bind Lion Client to a Leopard Server

Trying to bind a Lion Client (10.7.1) to a Leopard Server (10.5.8). Getting a connection failed to the directory server. (2100) error after they appear to talk for a few seconds!?! Can Lion bind to ...
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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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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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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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Stacks for application windows in OS X

Can stacks be created for application windows in mac os x - leopard? For example, if I click on firefox, it should show a stack of all open firefox windows and I could choose between them.
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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 to Leopard

I am using Snow Leopard in macbookpro unibody 15p. Usually did time machine backups. Now I thought about downgrading to Leopard given my problems with Leopard. I erased the Disk, and booted in Leopard ...
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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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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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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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How to remap “Dashboard” key to show the Desktop on OSX [Snow] Leopard?

I use my Desktop far more often than I use my Dashboard. However, my MacBook Pro comes with a dedicated key for Dashboard but it doesn't come with one for Desktop. Using this article, I was able to ...
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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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Use classic controller with DarwiinRemote and sixtyforce on OS X

I have been trying to use the classic controller with sixtyforce on OS X Leopard, but DarwiinRemote will only recognize attachments to the wiimote as the nunchuck. Is it possible to use the Classic ...
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what's a unix command which will output a list of files in a folder to a text file?

I'm on a Mac with OSX 10.5. I'm using tcsh but I could use bash if it'd help
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How should I partition my hard drive to allow these 4 operating system to be installed?

Here is my situation. I'm currently in the process of attempting to triple-boot (or technically quad-boot I guess) my pc with Windows 7, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Mac OS X Leopard. And I have my pc ...
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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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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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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 copy and paste text and images between two computers?

I use a Windows 7 machine and an iMac at work. Are there any applications that would allow me to copy and paste text and images from one computer to the other? Sometimes I have to share passwords or ...
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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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How to reduce latency with openssh?

I'm ssh-ing to a server several thousands kilometers away, and every keystroke takes 500-800ms, so it is getting annoying. Is it possible to have my ssh client cache each line I type locally and ...
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Mac OS X can't be installed on this computer - strange error from boot - install of Snow Leopard

I have an "Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM" Mac mini. I am trying to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Currently the Mac mini is running Mac OS X Leopard v10.5.8. While Installing Snow Leopard 10.6.4 from an ...
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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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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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ISZ (compressed ISO format) viewer for Mac OS X

Is there any utility available that mount or view ISZ files (the compressed ISO format used by Ultra ISO) in Mac OS X?
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Screenshots are distorted on Mac Mini with NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

I am trying to take screen snap-shots with the shortcut keys of cmd + Shft + 4 and cmd + Shft + 3. I am not getting the proper screen-shots. This is one of the examples: What would be the ...
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Recover files from “Previous System” after reinstalling Leopard

I have a serious problem with my desktop files inĀ 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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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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Do I need OS X 10.6 to upgrade to 10.7?

I recently purchased a MacMini w/ MacOSX 10.5.8. Do I have to upgrade to 10.6.x first before upgrading to 10.7 (due out later this year) or can I upgrade from 10.5.x to 10.7.x?
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Connecting to an assigned IP address when logged into Cisco IPsec VPN on Mac OS X 10.5

I'm trying to get a working environment connecting to a Cisco VPN using IPsec on a Mac running Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard). When I'm connected to the VPN, I can connect just fine to other ...
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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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How to hide a folder in Mac OS X?

How do I hide a folder in Mac OS X? Also is it possible to password-protect a folder
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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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Safari browser bookmarks vanish

I have a big problem with Bookmarks in Safari on Mac OS X 10.5. The following problem occurs: When I try to save for example www.greatsite.com as a Bookmark through Bookmarks/Add Bookmark... then the ...
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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 ...