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Safari crashes

…Safari crashes in exactly one situation in my daily browsing habits: while rendering macworld.com. It’s totally reproducible and happens virtually every day. Macworld is the most popular US Mac magazine. Safari is the most popular Mac Web browser. Does this seem completely bizarre to anyone else?…

pbxes.com (PBXes, i-p-tel): horrendously bad customer service

Since my posts to their forum keep getting deleted, I’ll post here. Here’s what happened: August 10: I created a free account (nriley). August 12: Happy with the service, I created another free account for my father (griley). Because I liked the service so much, I decided to upgrade to a paid service—supporting automatic failover and more features. August 27: I created an account the two of us could share (riley) and attempted to…

Goodbye, arnold

…Chris Cool to read about this old equipment! It is sad to see old trusty servers go :(. You mentioned a G4, I actually just (within the last 3 weeks) set up a PowerMac G4 tower as a QuakeWorld server :p. Good times….

Overriding DNS for domains in OS X Tiger

jrg That solution didn’t worked for me. I’ve installed TunnerBrick and used this scripts: http://openvpn.net/archive/openvpn-users/2005-08/msg00123.html Now i’m happy! Nicholas Riley Glad it works for you. The method that script uses is extremely fragile, is not recommended by Apple, and does not work with multiple simultaneous VPN connections, however. I haven’t tried it, but it seems that dropping the current connection on VPN disconnect may…

Emacs activation script, take 3

About a year ago I posted an Emacs launching script which would, if Emacs were already running, use emacsclient to open a file and AppleScript to bring Emacs to the front. It works well and I use it every day, but the AppleScript activating part is very slow. I usually end up just clicking on Emacs' dock icon instead of waiting for it to finish. After a bit of hacking, instead of: osascript -e 'tell application “Emacs” to…

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