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OS X

Submission + - Mac OS X on non-Apple hardware?

Lank writes: According to an article on CNN Money, Parallels and VMware can not only run Windows on Macs, but also allow OS X on non-Apple computers! Serguei Beloussov, the CEO of SWsoft, parent company to Parallels, insists that this ability is not deliberate but rather a byproduct Intel's built-in virtualization technology. "I wonder what Steve Jobs is going to do, because there is so much pressure to run Mac OS on non-Macs. There's no technical reason not to do it. He's so proprietary about everything, yet it could be a very strategic move for him to make," CEO of VMware Diane Greene said. But I feel the decision still belongs to Jobs.
Mozilla

Journal Journal: Secure your firefox search plugin list against del.icio.us

I don't know about you people out there, but I'm awful sick of the del.icio.us Firefox plugin adding itself to my list of search plugins. At the top no less! Well I've beaten it! These instructions are OS X specific, but it would't be hard to do a similar thing in linux / windows (you'd use chmod on linux, and the ACLs in windows).

Simple really - after removing the search plugin from your list (with the SearchPluginHacks extenstion) open up a terminal, and type the following:

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.

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