Category Archives: Software

SiteCapture 1.0.2 Released

Just a quick post to let everyone know that SiteCapture 1.0.2 was released yesterday. It is a minor release with following changes: Added the ability to edit an address of the ‘Own list’ by double-clicking the address row. Changed the … Continue reading

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Unexpected error using mdimport

If you are using mdimport and get the message Can’t checkin with server named, then it’s quite possible that Spotlight’s metadata datatore is broken. To fix the problem run sudo mdutil -E /Volumes/MyVolume to erase the broken datastore. If … Continue reading

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Xsan and Spotlight

If you are running Xsan and think about enabling Spotlight indexing (using mdutil -i) for an Xsan volume, please don’t. Spotlight isn’t designed to work with volumes mounted on more than one machine simultaneously. The side-effects of enabling Spotlight indexing … Continue reading

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SiteCapture released!

Finally! SiteCapture 1.0 is officially released. It’s a software utility for Mac OS X which creates screen shots and thumbnails of web pages. With one click, SiteCapture loads a set of web pages and creates images in the format you … Continue reading

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Adobe Reader 8.0

Adobe has released the new Reader version corresponding to Acrobat 8 released a few weeks earlier and I’m very pleased of the mac version especially, because it runs natively on Intel Macs and has been partially rewritten in Cocoa (the … Continue reading

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SiteCapture coming soon!

More information will be posted on my Mac OS X software page soon.

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iWork ’06 – First Impressions

Today, I received my copy of iWork ’06 and installed it right away. The size of the install DVD is only about 1.7 GB, so that’s way less than iLife ’06 which weights over 6 GB! The new features are … Continue reading

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The status bar now shows current symbol

Since ages I have been waiting for this feature: And finally, the function menu – a.k.a. symbol menu – has been implemented in my current Text/Code-Editor called TextMate. It’s like christmas in july 🙂

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After reading the news about Flock on CNET News, I installed the social browser based on Firefox. Because I wanted to check out all its features, I signed up for a account since I already had all other web … Continue reading

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Dashboard Annoyance

The Dashboard Widget Manager Apple introduced in Mac OS X 10.4.2 is nice but I also think they made it less obvious how to find and install new Widgets. Before Mac OS X 10.4.2 there was a button called “more … Continue reading

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