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A page of OS X customization and usability tips System
I just finished a page with my collected Mac OS X customizations that make working with Mac OS X a lot nicer for me.

It includes a short list of essential utilities, configuration hints, UNIX information, and a few general tips. I hope that others will find this information useful too :-)

[Editor's note: For those that aren't familiar with Marc's work, he also makes it brain-dead simple to install PHP, mySQL, PostgreSQL, and other UNIX packages. Check out his software page for the full list and instructions for each program.]
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Thanks Mark!
Authored by: bluehz on Jul 19, '02 10:17:16AM

Thanks Mark! I can always count on you as a most excellent resource of OS X info and software. I have advanced my knowledge of OS X a great deal and ventured into strange waters via your instructions. Thanks for being a great Mac community advocate and instructor - we appreciate it!



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launchbar
Authored by: edgordon on Jul 19, '02 11:31:40AM

After a short trial (about an hour) I went ahead and bought launchbar. I had been trying to do the same thing with terminal aliases for a while anyways. Exactly what I was looking for.



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Thanks :-)
Authored by: liyanage on Jul 19, '02 02:46:29PM

Thanks for the nice comments... And thanks to robg for posting the story, I noticed that it seems to be very popular when I came back from work today and my upstream bandwidth was a real bottleneck for all the requests.

I have now moved all images to another server so the page should load much faster. Thanks for your patience to everyone who tried it during the last few hours.

I already got a lot of feedback and tips from other OS X users which I'll incorporate soon, so keep watching the page :-)



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good info!
Authored by: bogdescu on Jul 19, '02 06:40:44PM

Thank you for all the information!
You saved me many hours of digging through the web!
Great!



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looking for gui apps
Authored by: adrick42 on Jul 20, '02 11:04:52AM

I had (lost due to a disc failure) some software that added items to the control click menu. A really neat "set item as desktop image", and also allowed me to view the contents of that directory.
If anyone knows what this could have been please post!



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looking for gui apps
Authored by: echo on Jul 20, '02 02:22:25PM

FruitMenu?



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looking for gui apps
Authored by: adrick42 on Jul 20, '02 03:30:39PM

thanks but no dice, already have it installed and reset as before.



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