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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Transmission - BitTorrent Client for OS X

30-Nov-07

Tried BitTorrent, Tomato Torrent and Transmission. I chose Transmission because it was lighter than BitTorrent and supported drag-n-drops of web page links which Tomato didn't do. Azureus was out of the picture because I didn't feel like installing a resource hog Java app. Didn't try BitRocket. (I got the BT client because I've been bumping […]

Time Machine Error (Fixed)

28-Nov-07

I too got the (now notorious) "Time Machine Error - Unable to complete backup" error message. But happily, I got it fixed. I don't know which of the following steps did the trick, but so far the Time Machine (TM) seems to working. (NB. I haven't tried restoring the backup.) System: Mac Mini (internal HD […]

Office Folder Away From Documents

28-Nov-07

On OS X, Microsoft Office creates its very own folder, called "Microsoft User Data", in your Documents folder. To get rid of it, try moving it to ~/Library/Preferences/. That worked for me. This had been annoying me for years. Solution was found from macosxhints.com.. well, actually one comment linked to macnn.com which had the working […]

Link Big Image in MaxiGallery (ModX)

22-Nov-07

Use <a href="[+maxigallery.path_to_gal+]big_[+maxigallery.picture.filename+]">Download full res version</a> to refer to the big version of the MaxiGallery image in any of MaxiGallery templates. For instance, if you are using Lightbox (lightboxv2) the code in file assets/snippets/maxigallery/templates/gallerypicturetpl.html is originally <a href="[(base_url)][+maxigallery.path_to_gal+][+maxigallery.picture.filename+]" rel="lightbox[maxigallery]" title="[+maxigallery.picture.title:htmlent+] - [+maxigallery.picture.descr:htmlent+]"> In the lightbox window, show link to the big image by adding <br […]

Multiple Sender Addresses in One Mail.app Account

21-Nov-07

Enter multiple addresses in the Email Address field of your Mail.app Account Information dialog, separated by comma. Works flawlessly. This has been bothering me for years. I didn't know how to do this until Justin showed how!