Tag Archives: OS X/Leopard

Installing SExtractor 2.8.6 on Mac OS X Leopard

NOTE: This is an old article and there is a newer one which I believe is more thorough.  Please read that one instead. This was yet another painful experience trying to find out the best way to compile software with … Continue reading

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Installing Python 2.6 on Mac OS X Leopard

It is such a pain in the ass to deal with this weird hybrid system called Mac OS X, but I want to start migrating my tools to Python 2.6 in anticipation of eventually porting to Python 3. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Setting Up Squid Proxy Server on Mac OS X Leopard

My goal is to set up a very basic proxy server on my Mac box on campus, so that I can have full access to subscription-based academic journals via the proxy on my laptop even when I am off campus.  … 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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