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April 24, 2010

Snow Leopard TimeMachine Backups to an Ubuntu Linux Server

Filed under: System Administration — cygnl7 @ 6:49 am

It works!  Perform this at your own risk; it’s unsupported.

First set up AFP:  http://www.kremalicious.com/2008/06/ubuntu-as-mac-file-server-and-time-machine-volume/

Then make sure you enable using unsupported volumes:  http://www.engadget.com/2007/11/10/how-to-enable-time-machine-on-unsupported-volumes/

Now add the new-in-10.6 plist:  http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=184462 .  (This page actually has a script that sets things up for you; I haven’t tried it but it is a great idea.)

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April 8, 2010

iPhone OS4 Revealed

Filed under: Apple — cygnl7 @ 6:11 pm

“Multitasking, folders, enhanced mail, iBooks, enterprise, Game Kit, and iAd.”

As my friend Ben said, “multitasking and iAd are KILLER features.”  He’s right.  Unfortunately iPhone 3g and iPod Touch 2nd gen won’t get multitasking (and some other things).  I’m glad I spend the extra on the 3gs now!

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