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    how to run a unix executable file

    I just downloaded a zip file of public data and upon de-zipping, I had a 230MB unix executable file. The contents are mostly a text file of public data. I've been inside a unix shell and couldn't wait to get out. Any thoughts are appreciated.
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    Setup PHP & MySQL

    Can you elaborate on your comments re MAMP? .... testing vs production. I'm using it on my laptop to develop sites and it's a great solution. The app lets you turn Apache or Mysql or both on/off at any time
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    best software for Invoicing?

    checkout Billings2.
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    Music notation s/w for Tiger (non-Intel)

    I am looking for recommendations for music notation software for Tiger on non-intel based Macs. This would be for solo guitar only. I know there's a site that has a long list of programs...wondering if anyone has an opinion on any. Sibelius is great, I know but $$$. I've used Tabledit...
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    Billings2 and TimeEdition 1.0

    Has anyone tried Billings2 (project management and invoice generation) ? If so, do you recommmend it and what weaknesses does it have? I've started using TimEdition 1.0 which is a sophisticated stop-watch for keeping track of time on projects. I like it's simplicity and flexibility vs...
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    Setup PHP & MySQL

    it doesn't get easier or better than this: http://www.mamp.info/en/index.php
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    php/mysql install : Tiger : Apache 1.3

    For reasons I cannot determine, my php and mysql are no longer working. I barely know how to log-in to the unix terminal. Can someone point me to a package that will be easy to re-install? The package at serverlogistics.com requires Apache 2 and I have Apache1.3 Thank you very much.
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    new dualboot Mac or windows laptop for web work

    I am a web develop and often work away from home where I have a windows desktop. It's pretty much futile to do web work without a Windows computer. Has anyone bought the new MacBook Pro for the sake of having one computer and is it effective for doing web development ...CSS in particular...
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    Apple's home page : amazing video quality

    anyone want to speculate as to how they achieved such crystal clear video quality ?
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    linking to a song in the iTunes music store

    For those who do web design and know how to link an address to a mapquest map ( or other mapping service).....is there an ITunes API or method by which I can add a link to a song and when clicked, iTunes is launched and then goes to that song in the iTunes music store ?
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    Seeking simple DVD authoring tool for Tiger

    Thanks for the replies. I am making a slideshow of photos for a friends wedding and they will have a DVD player.
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    Seeking simple DVD authoring tool for Tiger

    Any recommendations are appreciated. Just need to convert a powerpoint presentation into something that will run on a regular DVD player.
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    Tiger : accidentally moved the Mail folder

    ok...thanks. if i understand correctly then, my Mail folder containing mailboxes etc does not go into the Account Types folder. Does the ~ refer to root (hard drive) ?
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    Tiger : accidentally moved the Mail folder

    I intended to copy the Mail folder that contains my mailboxes and messages to another folder for backup. I want to re-install Tiger but can't afford to lose the emails. Instead of copying, I moved it and I want to move it back I forgot which folder it belongs in since it was a while ago...
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    Half a can of coke fell into my PB!! how to clean it?

    FWIW.....Last year I spilled a perfectly good cup of coffee on my Titanium PB. There were all sorts of electrical buzzing/zapping sounds (shorts) and then it went dead. I brought it to CompUSA on Friday. On Monday, the Apple tech booted it up without problem, but the keyboard had a few...
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    Remote login to PB

    I've got 2 G4 PowerBooks - 1 running Jaguar, the other Tiger. I'm going out of town for an unknown period of time. Ideally, I'd like to be able to access the Jaguar PB remotely as I'll have TigerPB with me. Haven't tried doing that ...can someone direct me to the information I need, Many...
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    making copies of CDs : Tiger

    Is there a simple way to make duplicates of CDs (home made cds) using some feature of Tiger...or is there a free/share ware utility....or is the simplest way to save the CD contents to teh HD and then copying to a blank CD. ?? TIA
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    Getting the Safari RSS icon to appear

    That worked! Is that information in a manual somewhere ? Thank you.
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    Getting the Safari RSS icon to appear

    Hi ...thanks for replying. As far as I know, there is no <head>section in an .xml file? ...unless I am misunderstanding what you're saying.
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    Getting the Safari RSS icon to appear

    Safari version 2.0 I've written a script that creates an XML news feed. Safari properly reads the xml file and displays the news need correctly. However, there is usually an RSS icon in the browser url window when Safari finds a site that has an RSS feed. I'm not seeing it .....any...
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