Thursday, November 29, 2018
An upgrade to Mojave 10.14 … …
… … broke my Text Expander forcing an upgrade, BUT … …
… … Suddenly makes my “Time Machine” work?
I wonder why?
Not that I am complaining, but I hate when “magic” happens.
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
On the NETBOOK (Asus Eepc), I have DROPBOX to echo my data directory around where needed. After the fiasco with MACBOOKAIR and the deletion of significant protions of the data directory, I decided to make a local copy of the data directory on each platform. This protects against the data loss again.
On the WINDOZE systems to do this I dragged two free utilities out of retirement. ((I expected to abandon WINDOZE but the NETBOOK was needed and it brought WINDOZE with it. Argh!)
So on each platform, I’ve created an ‘OLDBOX’ folder to backup ‘DROPBOX’. The initial copy was easy.
BUT, how do you keep it updated on a regular basis?
KARENWARE has two FREE utilites that make this easy.
PTREPLICATOR allows you sync directories with all sorts of options. (If you leave it running.)
PTOAD is a once a day utility; it ensure that ‘stuff’ you defined gets run once per day. (If you leave it running.) So if you put it in the ‘STARTUP’ folder, it kicks off. If you reboot several times, it only runs once per day. Neat!
So problem solved that to some old friends.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
I think that Apple’s ‘reputation’ is unwarranted. Here’s where I start to pull at some threads in the King’s ‘garment’.
OK, I wanted to know what today’s date was.
The screen tells me that it’s Sunday at 1620. But what’s the date? So I go to the ‘System Preferences’ screen and sure enough I’ve checked ‘Show date and time’.
I see day and time, but no date.
An obvious oversight.
But, if this is obviously flubbed, makes you wonder what else is screwed up?
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