Monthly Archives: June 2009

Miscellaneous Mac OS X Leopard Tips

Here is a list of miscellaneous tips when configuring my new iMac to my liking. Disable Automatic Login & Password Protect the System Apple Menu -> System Preferences -> Security -> General Check the following: “Require password to wake this … Continue reading

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Setting Up Astro Research Environment on Mac OS X Leopard

In my new research environment I have an iMac.  My preferred solution is Linux, but I figured that sometimes learning new things is a good thing (though I have to sacrifice my efficiency which I developed over the years using … Continue reading

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Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 on Mac OS X Leopard

I just wish the keyboard to work fairly close to iMac keyboard.  Windows (labeled Start) and Alt keys are “flipped,” which is annoying.  Following this article, I set up the keyboard.  Basically Apple -> System Preferences -> Keyboard & Mouse … Continue reading

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