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bio website spookypeople.com
location Brooklyn, NY
age 43
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seen Aug 21 at 1:51
java developer, occasional ruby and groovy hacker

Nov
25
comment tiddlywiki on OSX
I was able to get Tiddlywiki 5 with nodejs working on Mavericks, mostly following the standard instructions from the repo. Migration between old-tw and tw5 isn't done yet.
Nov
22
comment How to jailbreak an Apple Time Capsule?
thanks! I was going to give up on my time capsule and use a pogo plug for disk sharing.
Mar
1
comment When updating your Mac OS X from 10.5 to 10.6 do you need to reinstall and reconfigure all of your software from 10.5?
I've been using macports since it was darwinports and I've had to re-install at every OS upgrade major upgrade and every new mac.
Feb
28
comment GNU screen fails to resize with Snow Leopard xterm
Thanks, ran into this problem when using ssh from SL to an Ubuntu server. This fixed it.
Feb
22
comment Is there a good free icon collection for windows like moricons.dll?
It does have better icons, but doesn't have app icons.
Oct
23
comment How do I enable the root account in Snow Leopard?
I do it this way on the linux boxes I use too. There is no reason to have a root account anymore.
Oct
2
comment Blocking only flash and animated gifs
+1 Never heard of ClickToFlash but this looks pretty cool.
Oct
2
comment Blocking only flash and animated gifs
I done want to block all flash, just flash ads. Can adblock be configured to block *.swf from add sites?
Oct
1
comment How Unix is Mac OS X?
@Telemachus, You can have the Finder display everything osxfaq.com/DailyTips/02-2005/02-01.ws
Sep
30
comment What is UNIX and what's UNIX-like?
@heavyd, I wish I could double or triple up-vote that comment.
Sep
23
comment Installing pygame on Snow Leopard's system Python 2.6
Do you have the dev tools installed? I've never had luck installed 3rd party libs into the /Library or /System/Library without the dev tools installed beforehand.
Sep
23
comment iPod keeps randomly crashing on sync
iPod Touch lacks a disk mode unless you do a Jail Break on it. That would not work.
Aug
25
comment How to jailbreak an Apple Time Capsule?
I like that idea, but I already have a time capsule. I can't justify buying another box right now. At some point I will look for a small form factor linux box with wifi, four eth ports and a pair of hard drive bays.
Aug
11
comment Google contacts sync to Lotus Notes?
@fretje, if hating Notes was reason for down vote I would down vote too.:)
Aug
10
comment System performance myths
@Gnoupi how many zeros would be before that % in that speed up?