3 years ago, I posted about getting DBD::mysql to build on OSX 10.6 – it seems the same thing works on Mavericks (10.9) as well! # Failed test ‘use DBD::mysql;’ # at t/00base.t line 18. # Tried to use ‘DBD::mysql’. # Error: Can’t load ‘/Users/simon/.cpan/build/DBD-mysql-4.027-wbgMWL/blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.bundle’ for module DBD::mysql: dlopen(/Users/simon/.cpan/build/DBD-mysql-4.027-wbgMWL/blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.bundle, 2): Library not loaded: libmysqlclient.18.dylib # … Continue reading Installing DBD::mysql on Mavericks
It seems that when the firewall option is enabled (apparently it’s disabled by default) you can only run Skype once without reinstalling it. The second time you try, it bounces a couple of times and stops. A Skype forum thread about it can be found at http://forum.skype.com/index.php?showtopic=100329
Having upgraded to Leopard, I found that synergy2 wasn’t working. It’s an application that lets you control multiple machines from a single keyboard and mouse and I use it quite a lot at work. More information about Synergy2 can be found at http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/ After the upgrade to Leopard (and even after a fresh reinstall) it… Continue reading synergy2 on Leopard
Like most Apple users we pre-ordered a copy of Leopard and took delivery of it on the 26th October. I upgraded Tiger to Leopard that evening and despite the initial horror of having some fairly big changes to the UI, I’ve decided it’s not so bad. Something I didn’t like was the new style dock… Continue reading Leopard (Mac OSX 10.5)
Just recently I’ve been experimenting with VMWare Server on a Linux host and although it’s easy enough to use the console to manage it from a Windows PC, I normally only have my aging PowerBook to hand. Since there’s no proper OSX console application for VMWare (why not!?), I needed to figure out a different… Continue reading Using vmware server console on Mac OSX
I was reading Mac Format this morning and read about an application called Taboo that stops you from accidentally closing Safari windows with multiple tabs open, or even quitting Safari when there are multiple tabs open in a window.