ILife – Apple’s killer app

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On every Mac you buy you will find iLife bundled with it. When I bought my first Mac in 2004 I immediately fell in love with iPhoto the photo management application in iLife. I looked at the other parts of iLife i.e. iMovie, iDVD, iWeb and Garageband but never really started using them.

All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less.

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I get lots of e-mail, about 300 messages a day (excluding spam). Ok admittedly I don’t really have to deal with all of it immediately but if you let it go you very soon have thousand of e-mails waiting in you INBOX. For years I used a mail client called Mutt. This was mostly because I spend my … Read More

If you can read this, thank your sysadmin

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Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day You may ask “What is a System Administrator?” The answers you will find at http://www.sysadminday.com/ are as good as any. Being a System Administrator is a somewhat stressful job that turns you into a cynic very quickly and you start hanging out in places like the scary devil monastery. Your (l)users also … Read More

Running those legacy apps

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Yesterday Andrew McGill posted the message below on the Gauteng Linux User Group mailing list. Because he is not blogging I’m doing it for him. What he is describing is one of the biggest frustrations people have with so called new and improved software. Andrew is a very competent sysadmin and if he is battling what is Eric … Read More

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