Tag Archives: OS X/Snow Leopard

Mounting an ext4 Partition over NFS on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

The title says it all.  I want to use a USB drive formatted with ext4 on Snow Leopard.  I mostly use the drive with Linux but sometimes I wish to mount it on my iMac at work to transfer a … Continue reading

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Installing MacTeX on OS X Snow Leopard

I was looking for TeX Live distribution for OS X, and MacTeX appears to be the one. The installation is very easy.  Just download a mpkg.zip file, decompress, and click on .mpkg to start the usual OS X install procedure.  … Continue reading

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Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I don’t really need to tweak much for the MS keyboard to work with Snow Leopard, as it will be detected and configured automatically.  However, I’m not used to the Mac keyboard bindings, though I can live with it as … Continue reading

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Installing GFortran on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Installing from GFortran Wiki (My Current Preferred Way) GCC Wiki has a link to Mac OS X installer.  As the command gfortran will be installed at /usr/local/gfortran and causes less interferences with other libraries and software, this is my preferred … Continue reading

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Installing SExtractor on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

(November 25, 2010) I screwed up SExtractor installation for no reason and in an attempt to fix it, I’ve found a few things.  After wasting a few hours again, I think this installation note can work for most people who … Continue reading

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Installing ATLAS on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Installing from Fink Do: $ fink install atlas atlas-shlibs That’s it.  They will be installed under /sw/lib. Installing from Source (Recommended if Building Other Software That Depends on ATLAS) First of all, I need a FORTRAN compiler, so install it.  … Continue reading

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Installing Squid Proxy Server on Mac OS X Snow 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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Installing FFTW on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

No FORTRAN compiler appears to be included in Xcode, so I need to install it if I haven’t done so.  I installed GFortran.  In the configure statement below, set F77 to gfortran. Installing from Fink For FFTW version 3.x, do: … Continue reading

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