Can the Mac OS X clipboard hold more than one item?

What if you want to copy several items, and then paste those items later? You can’t do it with the standard clipboard, but thanks to some free programs, you can bring the Mac’s copy-and-paste functionality into the 21st century. While there are many clipboard enhancement tools available for Mac, I like to use one of […]

Synergy – desktop sharing for Windows, Linux and Mac OS

Synergy lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems without special hardware. It’s intended for users with multiple computers on their desk since each system uses its own display.

Mac connect to Windows File Share

By default, Windows 2003 Server domain controllers have “Microsoft network server: Digitally sign communications (always)” set to “Enabled” by default. This is likely causing the Macs to fail to authenticate with the “error = -5000” when trying to connect via CIFS or SMB (samba) To change this on a given domain controller, go to “Start” […]

Mac Black Grey Blue Screen Crash troubleshooting

Collection Procedure (kernel panic) for panic.log/Library/Logs Kernel Panic FAQ CrashLogger (application failure)’s home directory~/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/.crash.log)/var/log/system.log Hardware Test (PowerPC) Hardware Test (Intel) Example to identify kernel panic:

Mac Troubleshooting Basics

1. Repair Disk permissions 2. Run all remaining mac provided SW/OS updates (none critical) 3. Onyx optimization3.0 download and install –> “update” system optimization3.2 execute daily, weekly & monthly maint. scripts3.3 update LaunchServices database (requires hard boot)3.4 clean user & system caches, logs & indexes3.5 clear user preference files (will cause icons to auto […]