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Applescript Notes

There are other variables available with system attribute: “HOME”: posix path to users home directory “SHELL”: posix path to users shell “USER”: users short name “LANG”: user system language as two-letter code e.g. “en_US” “PATH”: content of the PATH variable “__CF_USER_TEXT_ENCODING”: Don’t know the meaning of this


Disable Dashboard

I found some directions on on how to disable dashboard. You might wonder why you would want to do this. I have chosen to use Konfabulator instead. Yahoo recently purchased Konfabulator and offer it for free.

Here is the hint so I don’t forget it.

Some people have claimed memory or performance problems […]

NFS with MacOS

This is kind of rough at the moment but it will be cleaned up soon.

I have a FreeBSD server setup here at home that I use as a file server. I share some mount points off of it for mp3s and my home directories. Up until recently I just used Samba for all my […]

Save Terminal Output

To save a script of your terminal activity you can use the ‘script’ program. Simply type: script /some/outputfile To end the recording type: exit This will generate a text file that has recorded all the activities you have carried out while the program is running. This is very useful when you want to record output […]

Printing to a PSUS4 from MacOS x.*

I recently purchased a Linksys PSUS4 print server for my Brother HL-5040 printer. The print server was an excellent price just $10. I set it up using Linksys’ provided tools and it worked great on my Windows XP machine. However when I tried to set it up on my Powerbook running MacOS 10.3 and later […]

JBuilder 8 Startup Script for MacOS X


# Credits: # Original author — Dave Yost # Modifications — Paul Furbacher # Use at your own risk; make modifications according to # your installation.

# Optional arguments in the last line of this script: # # -info prints out info equivalent to that found in the About # box > […]