Category Archives: OSX

Compiling zbar on OSX

If you’re trying to compile zbar the open source bar code reader on OS X with jpeg support and want to use the MacPorts jpeg lib, and getting this error you can use the following command line to get it … Continue reading

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Mount box.com Storage As a Webdav On OSX 5.8

Update April 21st: I Have managed to get box.com to mount and to write files, however I can only copy one file at a time. after each file the wdfs process crashes. at this point I’m not investigating further Don’t … Continue reading

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Terminate nepomukstrigiservice but keep running Nepomuk on OSX

I have a sneaking suspicion that I’m the only guy on earth that is interested in this setup, but who knows? I’m running KDE 4.65 Max OSX 10.5.8 via MacPorts. It could seem like an odd choice running KDE on … Continue reading

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Compiling SVN Tesseract on OSX

Should ever the need to compile Tesseract from SVN¬†arise (version v3.01 at the time of the writing) Please note: In order to fetch the source issue: you have to install Leptonica beforehand (or via macports like me) if you want … Continue reading

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OSX and Windows XP: The Quest For Synergy

howto securely connect a MacBook Pro and an XP laptop using Synergy & Stunnel Continue reading

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CoRD And Swapped Mouse Buttons: The Freedom To Be Particular

practical example of why programmers should use open source products Continue reading

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