It would appear that X11 Intel on my MacBook doesn’t work due to a problem with the windows not coming to the front as expected. This was fixed in Mac OS X 10.4.3, and is now there in 10.4.6 Intel. Is anyone else getting the problem? I need X11 for using OpenOffice 2, and it… Continue reading X11 Intel having same problem as PPC fixed in 10.4.3
Further to my prevous blog, I managed to fix X11 to it’s former glory by removing the X11 user receipt and installing it again. I then used Pacifist to install the update from 10.4.3.
As you will see from the pictures you can run OpenOffice.org through XDarwin on Mac OS X Tiger. I would however recommend that you use Apples X11 instead as it is more up to date, is more reliable and has a nicer look and feel. I am now left with the annoying X11 behaviour, even… Continue reading Xdarwin on Tiger for OpenOffice.org2.0
I’ve finally found out how to get the dictionary definition for any word on the page. You use the keyboard short cut control+cmd+D. Thanks to this page http://www.macosxhints.com/pollbooth.php
For those of you who might be wondering how to enable X11 forwarding, like I was. A quick Google search came up with a couple of Developer articles.
WARNING: If you are using a PDF Workflow from the Print sheet, then you may have a problem with permissions with the generated PDF. Essentially, your web server won’t see it as world and group permissions are set to nothing.
That’s weird, after activating dashboard, press cmd+space for spotlight. You can search away and open results, behind dashboard.
When Tiger’s Safari is loading a PDF why doesn’t it show up the first few pages, while still downloading the rest of the document?
If you had PSyncX installed prior to installing Tiger and you did anything other than a clean install then you will need to re-install PSyncX. Thereafter it will work perfectly again!
There is actually a useful Spotlight plugin on Apple’s Spotlight page! Unfortunately Spotlight won’t index hidden folders or files, which means that you need a copy of the man pages elsewhere, what a waste of space, but never mind.