Author Archives: PJ Kix

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Test from iPad

This is cool, foo

OS X 10.7 (Lion) and MacPorts 2.0 upgrade

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of os x 10.7 (lion) and i have a few issues with lion itself … such as … Lion lion issues you can only burn a dvd BEFORE you install backward scrolling will take getting used to merge folders only works when copying not sure i prefer […]

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) upgrade problems

I’m seeing garbled display upon reboot at the login screen … also extremely high load averages when idle and logged in through ssh , display seems fine but sluggish using VNC … seems to be related to xorg and nvidia woes as usual …. why oh why can’t linux get this right finally? Also the […]

installing mozilla raindrop on os x

ok so i thought i would give mozilla raindrop a test … first i wanted to check it out on my laptop and them maybe install it on my ubuntu dev box after reading this article … why not give it a shot on my laptop as well …. follow their instructions here $ hg […]

Google Chrome Frame and you

Ok so Google has this plug-in that just came out for IE called “Google Chrome Frame” … kinda silly name, i know. So WTF does it do and why is Google doing this? Obviously MS is not happy about it either. Basically its a plug-in for IE that lets sites opt into using chrome for […]

snow leopard firewall stealth connection attempts – SHIELDS UP!

have you noticed any weird firewall log messages since installing snow leopard? i keep seeing requests for ports 53(dns), 548(AFP), 88(Kerberos), 80(WWW) from weird ip addresses … strange thing is logs only started showing up since 29th, after installing snow leopard … i’m still not sure how any traffic would get through 2 routers (both […]

os x 10.6 (snow leopard) and macports

so a few glitches upgrading to snow leopard recently. a couple programs didn’t work and needed to be re-installed (nambu, parallels, etc), a few issues with macports … $ port –version dlopen(/opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib, 10): no suitable image found. Did find: /opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib: mach-o, but wrong architecture while executing “load /opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib” (“package ifneeded Pextlib 1.0″ script) invoked from […]

twitter tools … more good stuff

anyone using twitter needs the following greasmonkey scripts installed right away. first up is @troynt twitter script. this adds all sorts of good stuff to twitter ui. groups expand short urls inline media such as twitpic and youtube river of news infinite page scrolling retweet many more enhancemnts the next up is … Twitter Search […]

choose your destiny!

impending upgrades loom … which side will you choose? Windows: Mac: via ( &

40th anniversary of the apollo moon landing

in celebration of the moon landing … coverage from the onion ( ) w/video ( ) and rathergood ( ) also from mr show … blow that shit up! and don’t forget the mighty boosh …