Year: 2008

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Dec
2008
Posted in tech

Open, edit and save Microsoft Open XML formats (docx, xlsx, pptx) in Office 2003 or Mac Office 2004

So you have Office 2003 installed in a zillion computers and you need to open those new .docx/.xlsx/.pptx  files? No…

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Nov
2008
Posted in tech

git merge problems

When merging, ever get the error message: Error: Entry ‘foo’ is notuptodate. Cannot merge. Two possibilities: You may have local…

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Nov
2008
Posted in tech

Adobe AIR 1.5 released, what changed?

Adobe AIR 1.5 has been released today for Mac OS X and Windows. Linux is still at version 1.1. So…

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07
Jul
2008
Posted in tech

Quicktime on Safari – Question Mark

Ok, I don’t know what it is with my OS X install lately after installing OS update 10.5.4 but things…

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06
Jul
2008
Posted in tech

Mac OS X – Files won’t go in the Trash

Most likely your Trash folder is not owned by you anymore. To fix: Open Terminal.app, and type in the next…

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05
Apr
2008
Posted in personal

Stressful blogging

The New York Times has an article about prominent bloggers being stressed out. Hey, just like a “real” job (not…

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12
Mar
2008
Posted in personal

Leaving Atimi

I have left Atimi Software Inc. after three years being there, for personal reasons. I loved developing for the Mac,…

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12
Mar
2008
Posted in tech

VNC to OS X Leopard from Windows

Here are the steps: Download RealVNC Launch it Select the Options… button Select the Full Colour (all available colours) radio…

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Feb
2008
Posted in tech

Linus Torvalds on Git, at Google

Linus Torvald’s talk at Google, about Git, a distributed version control system. I screen-captured his slides, and they are available…

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Feb
2008
Posted in tech

uif2iso on OS X

Keep getting an “invalid argument” error when using Luigi Auriemma’s uif2iso after compiling on Mac OS X? In a nutshell,…