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Removing Apps Available for use in Profile Manager

I’ve previously written about Apple’s Profile Manger not wanting to remove deleted or changed printers.  A long standing bug. Well, whatever summer intern Apple hired that must have been responsible for the printer debacle, had his/her hands in what programs … Continue reading

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AppCleaner

AppCleaner is the closest thing there is to an “uninstaller” on the Mac. While some programs do come with uninstall options or a separate utility, many (I dare say most) do not. Apple’s official way of removing these programs on … Continue reading

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TrashTimer

TrashTimer is a neat little System Preference that does exactly what the name implies. It’s options are pretty straightforward: As you can see, you can schedule how long items sit in your trash until they are automatically deleted by TrashTimer. … Continue reading

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Disable Smart Quotes on OS X Individually or in Large Deployments

Smart quotes. Curling quotes. I dislike them for anything but writing something that will be printed. Just what am I talking about? These: “ ” or ‘ ’ As opposed to these: ” “ or ‘ ‘ While they look nice, they are a … Continue reading

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Migrating to Google Chrome

I migrated to Google Chrome as my primary web browser. There. I said it. I’ve been using Firefox since it was Firebird. Since before that when it’s roots were the Mozilla Suite. And before that, Netscape. Why the change? Firefox … Continue reading

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Removing Printers in Profile Manager

Apple’s Server software allows Profile Manger to set printer options for client computers. One long standing bug, going back to its inception, is that it will not remove a printer or let it be modified once added. I found this, … Continue reading

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