I use Carbon Copy Cloner to backup the Mini to an encrypted sparse image. OS X 10.6 used to mount the image automatically but quit doing so and I can’t figure out why. In lieu of that I built an Automator script to mount the share so that CCC could mount the image. That worked [...]
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For connecting Windows to OSX via VNC; UltraVNC seems to work the best. The other clients drop frequently.
To satisfy my own curiosity, I reinstalled OS X Snow Leopard today. It took about 48m to install the OS. I excluded all printer drivers, foreign language fonts, and translations. You can’t trust the estimated time to completion. It started by reporting only 17m. After 17m, it changed to 18m, at which point I quit [...]
What is a good OS X Subversion client? Paul recommended this. With all of the distributed VCSs out there Subversion tends to get shunned these days; but people seem to forget that sometimes dead simple is sometimes more than good enough. Besides, you can use git and bzr with svn just fine.
To satisfy my own curiousity, I reinstalled OS X Leopard today. It took about 1.5h to install the OS and 30m to install the base apps like iDVD and so on. This was on a 2.0GHz Core2Duo Mini.