Mac OS X 10.4.2

The 10.4.2 Update delivers overall improved reliability and compatibility for Mac OS X v10.4 and is recommended for all users. It includes fixes for:

file sharing using AFP and SMB/CIFS network file services
single sign-on authentication and reliable access to Active Directory servers
autologin for managed user accounts
AirPort and wireless access
Core Graphics, Core Audio, Core Image, including updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers
Finder updates including finding on Kind and using Slideshow
synchronizing your iDisk with .Mac
installation reliability
managing Dashboard widgets
Address Book, Automator, iCal, iChat, Mail, Safari, and Stickies applications
compatibility with third party applications and devices
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Backing up DVD’s on OS X

Well here is all the info you need to really get a good backup copy of your DVD’s. First get the program call MacTheRipper, once you have that it will allow you to do a disk copy of your DVD. After the disk copy has completed you will be left with a folder that you created in there will be all of the DVDs. Next, you need to get a program such as DVD2oneX and from that program, you can select the folder that you just created and it will reencode it all to fit on a DVD-R. Last but not least once DVD2oneX has done its thing you will have two folders, an AUDIO_TS and a VIDEO_TS, fire up a copy of Toast and create a DVD Video… Just drag those directories to Toast and wait for it to burn.

God, I am a bastard and I don’t even feel bad about it.

Movies on a mac… I guess there is a known issue with Macs and Divx, It doesn’t play sound for the most part. Here is the fix that I found. If you are going to use Quicktime, install Divx 5, and THEN install the 3ivX codec for QuickTime. Do it in that order and Divx …

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