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Entries from November 2006

Upgrading an old Mac

November 30th, 2006 · No Comments

My mom still uses an old Power Macintosh G3 All-in-One, with MacOS 8 installed on it. While it still suits her needs (email and web browsing) for the most part, I’ve been thinking of how to upgrade or replace it. Here are some links that I have found about the topic.

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How to fix Skype crash on Mac OSX

November 7th, 2006 · 7 Comments

I had been unsuccessful in running the latest version of Skype on my Mac – it would crash on startup. I finally found the solution in one of the comments on Skype’s entry: add to Application Enhancer’s “Master exclude” list. I did this, and now Skype works fine!

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Wordpress widgets

November 1st, 2006 · No Comments

Only now I have started playing with Wordpress widgets. One nice thing is that as long as you are using widget-aware themes, the structure of your sidebar remains the same throughout theme changes.
I noticed that the widget-configuration GUI doesn’t work perfectly with Safari. The widgets in the sidebar representation sometimes appear mangled, and the [...]

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