Leopard: More cat fleas…..smelly cat

Apple, bug, Leopard, Macintosh, OSX
Have a look at the picture above.....This is fresh from my Macbook this morning (when it woke up from sleep mode). Notice anything strange.....let me help you, have a look at the Aiport icon in the menu bar and the actual Airport device setting in Network preferences. Yep, Icon in menu bar says Airport is turned off, the device setting shows it's on and associated/working. Apple FIX THIS WILL YA.......Oh btw, if you want a temporary fix for this just flick the "show Airport status in menu bar" check box off and on again and the menubar icon will be fixed.
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Stripes be gone…..

Apple, Leopard, Macintosh, OSX, Tricks, Tutorial
If you like to get rid of the stripes in the list view of the new Leopard Finder, open a Terminal Window and type in the following two commands:defaults write com.apple.finder FXListViewStripes -bool FALSEkillall FinderIf you want the fancy stripes back at some point later, type the following two commands in Terminal:defaults write com.apple.finder FXListViewStripes -bool TRUEkillall Findermore to come soon.....
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Getting Samba to work properly with SuSE’s Firewall…

bug, Firewall, Linux, Samba, SuSE
Here we are again and I have to sadly say.....yet another OS (which I also love) that does not do what it promises. I know that you can do some major iptables kungfu under linux through command line, but when SuSE/Novell tries to sell you Yast as a graphical admin interface they should atleast check to make sure things are working properly.Samba works under SuSE 10.x, and even with the firewall turned on the machine can act as a member of a Windows domain/workgroup. The problem though, is not with using Samba and having the firewall turned on. The problem is having Samba do more than just act as a member of the domain. We have a SuSE 10.1 machine that is part of our AD domain (spanning 3 subnets)…
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