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06/27/09

Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009

  02:43:00 am, by fplanque   , Categories: Geek!, Mac stuff
Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009
I finally ordered the Mac Pro that will kick the last "standing" PC out of this place :D I feel lighter already :))This is going to be my main/development machine. The PC I had for this since 2006 is actually still good from a hardware standpoint... th… more »

06/20/09

How to display Network Shares as Icons on Mac OS X desktop

  05:23:00 pm, by fplanque   , Categories: Mac stuff
We had them before, but suddenly in Mac OS X 10.5 they disappeared! However, whenever I want to grab something on the network, my intuitive reflex is to look for the network drive icon on the desktop! :'(I had to dig around quite a while to find teh se… more »

06/19/09

How to edit your keyboard layout on Mac OS X

  07:17:00 pm, by fplanque   , Categories: Geek!, Mac stuff
How to edit your keyboard layout on Mac OS X
One thing I hate about US keyboards is that they don't let me type my French special characters by any memorable strecth -- what's the dead key for the cedilla again? ()One thing I hate about French keytboards is that they have all the punctuation key… more »

05/28/09

How to install b2evolution on Mac OS X in 5 minutes from scratch

  05:20:00 pm, by fplanque   , Categories: b2evolution, Mac stuff
Tested with MAMP 1.7.2, b2evolution 3.2 and Mac OS X 10.5.7 :Download and install MAMP (Free) into the Applications folderStart MAMP and make sure you get the MAMP start pageDownload b2evolution and unzip it into /Applications/MAMP/htdocsPoint… more »

03/11/09

How to get AC-3 5.1 surround sound on your Mac

  03:17:00 am, by fplanque   , Categories: Multimedia, Mac stuff
Perian
Perian includes the a52 codec you need to decode AC-3 out from AVI or MKV files
So your hooked up your Mac to your 5.1 receiver and all you get is lousy stereo? Worry no more, decent AC-3 support is finally available for Mac OSX! In my case I have an Intel Mac Mini from 2006 hooked up to a Denon AVR-3801 via a fiber optic S/PDIF… more »

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