Articles posted in August, 2008

Installing Mac OS X 10.4 without a DVD player

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 • 10:08 am

In all my years of providing Mac troubleshooting services to Mac OS X users, I have never once had to use an external hard drive as a bootable device. I have certainly thought, on occasion, that it might have been convenient to have such a thing, but usually I am able to do all my […]

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Mail 3.x: Text editor still lacking polish

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 • 10:27 am

I have already had several opportunities to discuss the frustrating lack of polish of Mac OS X’s Mail application. One area in particular that has been really frustrating since Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) came out a couple of years ago is the text engine used by Mail for composing e-mail messages. Sadly, for the […]

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Cannot monitor servers running Mac OS X Server 10.3

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 • 3:06 pm

I have just received a reply from Apple regarding a bug report that I submitted a few weeks ago. This bug report dealt with the fact that I was unable to use the Server Admin utility to connect remotely to my Xserve running Mac OS X Server 10.3.9. Here’s what the reply from Apple says: […]

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