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

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iMac OSX “no route to host”

I have an issue with one of my computer on my network. It is an iMac running OS X 10.5.8. The issue is accessing certain websites. For instance, one of these websites is that the computer is ...
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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 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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Spotlight Infinite Indexing issue (external data drive)

This is an external drive, formerly a boot drive which is now in use only to access music files (sibelius, audio, midi, live, logic etc.) without transferring the data into a new boot system, partly ...
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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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What are the causes (and fixes) for extremely long quitting times in Firefox?

When quitting Firefox (currently v. 3.6.13, but seen on previous versions), the quitting process often takes several minutes (I've timed it up to 7 on some occasions), during which time the fans on my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is SFLIconTool?

I came across a process called SFLIconTool. Its Unix executable is in the following location: ...
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OSX - Parental Controls - System Preferences - Unchecked - But Not Blocked - Why?

Why is it that using Parental Controls and unchecking the box for System Preferences sometimes does not block a user from gaining access to System Preferences ? I have blocked other users accessing ...
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Cannot upgrade Leopard to Snow Leopard with installation DVD

I'm on a Quad-Core Intel Xeon Mac Pro. I did all the upgrades for Leopard and currently running at 10.5.8. I purchased the Snow Leopard 10.6.3 version installation DVD but it doesn't let me upgrade. ...
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All applications quit when printing on Mac OS X 10.5.8

I recently ran a software update. I'm not sure if my problems are associated with this but I'm pretty sure they are as I printed successfully before update. I checked the log at time of printing: ...
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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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Snow Leopard: Remove blue background for files in finder

I just upgraded from Tiger to Snow Leopard and I have been undoing all of the visual things that I don't like. In the finder it highlights every other file with a blue background. Anyone know how ...
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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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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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Can't install Java 1.6 on OS X 10.5.8

The official Apple updates only get me up to java version "1.5.0_30". I'm trying to apply the 1.6 update manually from JavaForMacOSX10.5Update6.pkg and it gives me A newer version of this package ...
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Macbook optical drive constantly checks for media after boot/wake from sleep and won't accept discs

The slot-loading optical drive on a Macbook (2006) running won't accept a disc when inserted--unless it is partially inserted and then slept/waken or the "Disc Burning" section of System Profiler is ...
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Kill a stalled Safari Window or Tab?

Spinning wheel of death too often. I've tried the usual tricks (delete Plist, shut off extensions, reset, uncheck proxy settings, and whatnot). I don't want to keep shutting down Safari, just the ...
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How do I configure my Asus WL-520GU to support my F2238's flatbed scanner for MacOS X?

I have an Asus WL-520GU and an HP Deskjet F2238. I want to be able to wirelessly scan documents to client computers. I think this is possible but I'm not sure how to set this up. Any pointers?
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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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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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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 ...