Tag Archives: Software

A simpler way to boot into Linux from a live USB stick on any Mac

I enjoy using Linux as much as I enjoy using/working on Apple OSX, it’s natural and therefore I should be interested in making a Linux book on my Macbook, but for many Linux users this is a difficult discussion, since … Continue reading

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Bookmark Sharing with Delicious (http://del.icio.us)

Manage and share your bookmarks I have long ago given up any desire to index the web, but being able to find website’s and articles which I have previously read is essential. Bookmarks are a little like personal book collections, … Continue reading

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Software on Apple Computers in Education

Shared Machines – Student and Teachers – Applications List These computers are set up so that students need to login before using the Macbook.  The XServe checks with Active Directory to confirm login details. Adobe CS5 Audacity 1.2.5 Baggin the … Continue reading

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Installation Notes for the Production Server.

School Apple Server Installation Well after two test environments I am ready for the final install, I am quite particular about Server installations, both on Windows and Mac, because once it’s done it’s pretty much done. I can recall doing … Continue reading

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Building an Apple Mac Server for School and Deployment Purposes

An Apple Mac Deployment Server In 2010 we set up a Test Apple Mac Deployment Server, later in the same year after extensive testing and evaluation we set up a permanent Apple Mac Deployment Server, this is a log of … Continue reading

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Thoughts about SVS (Software Virtualization Solution)

SVS is a program developed by Altris which can be used to run and manage virtual applications and software. I have been using SVS for about six months now and am very impressed by what I can do so easily … Continue reading

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Portable Software and Applications

Portable Software and Applications This article was written circa 2006, in response to my need to manage a variety of different computers scattered about the college. Many of the devices were often stand alone PC’s or Laptops. Portable Applications on … Continue reading

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