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I'm Peter Steiner and live in Bern, Switzerland.
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Category Archives: OS X/Windows/Linux
I habe meinen alten Palm beurlaubt und bin zu iCal übergelaufen. Wichtigste Erkenntnis: Feiertage und Kalenderwochen sind komfortabel bei project24 abonnierbar. Many years after most users I have jumped on the iCal train too. I’ve dumped my very old Palm … Continue reading
I just installed Postfix Enabler to be able to send my emails through a SMTP server on my own powerbook. I didn’t want the hassle to configure the postfix server myself, so I went for a software doing it the … Continue reading
Even before I upgraded to OS X 10.4 (Tiger), I got the report that the Save File dialog in Realpolitik crashes. Now I have applied a quick’n’dirty fix for the next couple of days for all Tiger users and released … Continue reading
After much carbonizing by Ben Hines and some polishing by me a new Realpolitik Release is available on Sourceforge, the first release for OS X. The release version Realpolitik 1.7.0 Alpha1 is not yet stable (hence Alpha 1), there are … Continue reading
Ever since I started my blog, I was looking for a neat solution to upload my internet pages whenever Nanoblogger updates the local copy. I didn’t want just a recursive upload, because some directories (e.g. data) shouldn’t be publicly accessible. … Continue reading
Longtime Apple developers probably know this intuitively, but I needed some time to figure it out: When CVS-ing files with a resource fork, you must not use the /usr/bin/cvs that ships with OS X! Because Apple used to separate data … Continue reading
It is exactly two years that I ordered my first Mac, a 12 inch Powerbook. It’s compactness and completeness (almost everything built-in without protruding parts, Bluetooth and fast WLAN, except the second and third mouse key) make it still the … Continue reading
After four years I had again a PC assembled, but this time as a gaming PC for Kamen (and for the rest of the family, too 😉 ). At work we have a PC department that assembled the PC according … Continue reading
(Deutscher Text siehe separater Artikel) Kamen got the book Python für Kids. To enable him to use the book on OS X, I wanted to setup the Python environment on the Mac as on the PC: Install IDLE and, to … Continue reading
Im Gegensatz zu PCs ist bei OS X Python bereits vorinstalliert. Leider fehlt jedoch ausgerechnet IDLE, so dass trotzdem noch etwas zu tun bleibt. Installationsanleitung für IDLE (von PythonMac FAQ abgekupfert): Tcl/Tk Aqua herunterladen und installieren MacPython herunterladen und installieren … Continue reading