Moving Dictionary.app

Friday, 2. 05. 2008  –  Category: all, sw

OS X does a good job of tracking what applications are where and what they do. I have little idea how this works, but if I move VLC.app into a new home then all the files that open in VLC still work. Great. I imagine it involves FSEvents and gobs of XML somewhere. However the […]

DIY Avocent / Cyclades DB9/RJ45 serial console adapters

Sunday, 20. 04. 2008  –  Category: all, stash

These are quite pricey if you buy them pre-made. Depending on how fast you can make them up you can save money. The self-wire kits I found have the RJ45 connections fixed but let you decide the DB9 pin assigments. The Avocent needs a crossover which means the wiring isn’t one to one. It’s detailed […]

Truncated and borked Thunderbird attachments

Friday, 8. 02. 2008  –  Category: all, stash

Fixed thus: mail.server.default.fetch_by_chunks to false From here. Unsure if the break is local or on the mailserver, a reasonably normal Courier IMAP deal.