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Chealion - http://chealion.ca
IT Manager at a television production company in Calgary, Alberta


Mar
13
comment Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in
@sharif You might want to look at the other answers for this question: crankd, ControlPlane and NetworkLocation are all things worth looking at.
Feb
25
comment What does “2>&1” do in command line?
@infantDev: The & at the very end of the command in the question means the command runs in the background.
Feb
12
comment How to jailbreak an Apple Time Capsule?
@Chris: There are a couple spots (that I've sadly long forgotten). There are some who decompiled firmware images: scherello.de/?id=181 while there are also some PDFs that were on the CDs that acknowledged NetBSD.
May
18
comment Update Mac OS X desktop background from a script
@Brandon: Not sure when this broke; but if you remove "POSIX path of" it works correctly. Updated the answer accordingly.
Apr
25
comment Reset Mac OS X Windows Position after de-attaching external monitor
@Araxia: Fixed. Odd because I could of sworn I've used it that way before (but it definitely doesn't work that way in Lion)
Mar
1
comment How do I convert Quicktime to Windows Media Video?
QuickTime (.mov) is a container not a codec. The available .mp4 container is a version of the QuickTime container see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-4_Part_14 This doesn't mean that QuickTime Player doesn't suck on Windows. It does.
Aug
1
comment How to remove mDNSresponder from a Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
@grawity: As of Snow Leopard and newer unicast resolution was rolled into mDNSResponder's process. See superuser.com/questions/84144/… for more info.
Apr
5
comment Can Windows 7 connect to Mac Wifi server?
@tobylane: Yes, there is a difference in terms of types of passwords - Internet Sharing also turns on NAT and DHCP.
Feb
2
comment Monitor Mac OS X HDD access
fseventer is a decent GUI to fs_usage.
Dec
4
comment MacBook Core 2 Duo CPU goes to 85-90 degrees Celsius
@the_great_monkey: Yes it increases airflow. If it was say on a pillow or a soft surface? That's not so good and the only time I've seen a computer actively downclock it's speed.
Nov
15
comment Install consumer version of Mac OS X on Mac mini server?
@Charles Stewart: All depends on what version the boot DVD is running - if it's older than 10.6.4 it may not boot at all.
Oct
26
comment How to get Mac OS X text substitutions working on Thunderbird
@Daniel Beck: oops. Thanks for the typo catch. I'm a former TypeIt4Me user. (Don't really use it anymore)
Oct
26
comment How to get Mac OS X text substitutions working on Thunderbird
@Daniel Beck: I don't recall off hand. I know they have moved to using Cocoa widgets but have not added support for the features that the widget can bring along free of charge. Exactly why I'm not sure.
Oct
21
comment How to install Mac OS X Leopard within VirtualBox?
Exact duplicate of superuser.com/questions/56564/mac-os-x-for-virtualbox superuser.com/questions/6538/… AND superuser.com/questions/98179/…
Oct
20
comment Dual-booting Mac OS X and Windows: any way to avoid closing all my applications in Mac OS X?
There are programs that will send the computer into Safe Sleep for you, for example the Deep Sleep widget for Dashboard.
Oct
8
comment Installing Tiger on a Snow Leopard MacBook
VMWare Fusion and Parallels both support virtualizing Mac OS X Server but not the Client/Normal version. Virtualization on Apple branded hardware is allowed in the Server EULA but not the Client one.
Oct
8
comment Why do my desktop icons resize themselves repeatedly?
@Philip: If Dropbox was just copying back a corrupted .DS_Store file removing it should create a new one that works correctly.
Oct
7
comment Switching windows on OS X
Exact duplicate of superuser.com/questions/45310/… ?
Oct
6
comment How to hack into Mac OS X / Unix after Wireless keyboard doesn't connect anymore?
Or for anything wireless - have a wired backup...
Oct
6
comment Why do my desktop icons resize themselves repeatedly?
Have you tried deleting the .DS_Store file on the Dropbox website?