good bye, Snow Leopard! very welcome, Lion!

Just installing … Update: It started with saying “33 minutes …”, but these 33 minutes do not pass as fast as on my wrist watch. Update: The desktop started with eyecandy: no longer that well-known starfield, but a rather more modest background. Update: In Snow Leopard I had my “desktops” arranged in 4×4 matrix, that’s… Continue reading good bye, Snow Leopard! very welcome, Lion!

Mac OS X 10.6.4 (Snow Leopard): the Finder hangs again

I tried to make LibreOffice the default application for a file on a Samba network folder, and Finder hangs – not LibreOffice. I am now going to kill Finder, and I assume during the remainder of the day I also have to restart the entire OS again, which implies restarting almost all applications with all… Continue reading Mac OS X 10.6.4 (Snow Leopard): the Finder hangs again

activating the Meta key for the Terminal app under Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I just came across a description on how to do this, which seems far outdated and just not working. So I thought, I would let you know, how it really works with Snow Leopard. Here you see the window, that pops up for Terminal’s Preferences menue entry: You can see the Use option as meta… Continue reading activating the Meta key for the Terminal app under Mac OS X Snow Leopard