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1answer
91 views

How do I share internet wirelessly through my Mac with DHCP service turned off?

I basically want my Mac to work as a network switch so that I can share the internet from a wired connection wirelessly with no DHCP service. Is it possible?
2
votes
1answer
310 views

Keep OSX from switching Keyboard layout automatically

I’m not using a normal Apple Keyboard on my Mac. It’s a standard ISO keyboard with a German Layout. Unfortunately this keyboard is not supported by OSX by default. So some keys are not working right. ...
4
votes
2answers
836 views

How do I use a Mac as switch (or bridge two interfaces)

I need to put a wired device (Blue-ray player), on my home wireless network's subnet, via the mac's wifi connection, as there is no wired connections upstairs. To be more clear, what I'd like is: ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

Cisco Router/Switch with MacBook Pro OSX Lion

What I have: MacBook Pro with OSX Lion Very old Cisco Router and Switch Two Crossover Cables (1 Cisco Console to Serial and 1 Cisco Console to Cisco Console) One Serial to USB Cable I am very new ...
2
votes
2answers
245 views

Is it possible to customise the appearance of the application switcher in Mac OS X 10.5?

When you press Command-Tab to switch between applications and the icons appear, is there a way to reduce the size of those large icons? I have tried 'Witch' but it can not be customised to achieve ...
2
votes
4answers
479 views

Switching to open folders on a Mac

How do I easily switch to an open folder on a Mac? In Windows, which I'm used to using, I can see all my opened folders in my vertical taskbar, all I need to do to switch to another window is click ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

How can one select an application to switch to in task switcher with track pad (MacBook Pro, Mac OS X Snow Leopard)?

Four finger swipe left/right -> Task switcher shows up (a horizontal bar with app symbols). Two finger swipe -> highlights an icon and shows app name. ?? -> switches to highlighted app. Since the ...
4
votes
4answers
396 views

Do I need to bother about correctly uninstalling Mac software?

I'm a recent switcher from Windows. Uninstalling programs correctly is a big deal on that platform because of the crap that gets left everywhere if you don't. On the Mac I've noticed the majority of ...
15
votes
8answers
5k views

Copying and pasting the path within Finder

I've recently moved to the Mac from Windows as my primary machine. One feature I'm really missing is the ability to quickly navigate between folders. I used to do this under Windows by copying the ...
7
votes
5answers
722 views

Making switching between Mac and PC each day easier

As I've started to use different operating systems at home and at work, I've found a few things that help. App Launching (Quicksilver and Launchy) Not having to mouse through folders or menus ...
1
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5answers
1k views

Replacements for OS X's flagship apps when switching to Ubuntu

I use mac at work and at home, and as my work as web developer has me working with free software more and more, I want to replace my dependencies on proprietary apps with open source ones. If you're ...