Unix Frivolities and LOTR
Open the Terminal in Mac OS X (Applications / Utilities). Type cat /usr/share/calendar/calendar.history | grep “LOTR” You should see a list, in month and day order, of events in Tolkien’s The Hobbit and…
Unix Frivolities and The Language of Flowers
We all know Unix, even with the very user-friendly OS X GUI, is the realm of the serious user, especially when it comes to using Terminal, the OS X application for using a…
Tiger? In March?
I notice that according to Amazon, they’ll be shipping Tiger on March 31, 2005. Cool. I’m really looking forward to Dashboard, Spotlight, and the new Safari.
Waiting for Panther (Reprise)
To be strictly accurate, I’m not so much waiting for Panther, as I am waiting for my iBook to come back from AppleCare repairs. The display had developed a lovely roseate glow which…