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Sydney (Australia) Mac Admins January 2014 Meet Up

To All Sydney Mac Admins, After the success of our inaugural meeting in December 2013, we have actually booked a room for the January Meeting. We currently have a booking at 6pm for the Foulton Room at Hart’s Pub, Corner of Essex & Gloucester St, The Rocks on Wednesday 29th […]

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Chicago Area Mac Admins Meetup

John Kitzmiller is putting together a group of Mac admins in the Chicago area. These meet ups are a great way to get to know others in our community, and I have had a great time at similar meetups like MacBrained in San Francisco. If you are in the Chicago […]

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Please Stand By (No Podcast This Week)

Hey folks, Through a quite unexpected streak, we were able to produce and release 6 episodes of season one of the AFP548 podcast every two weeks up until now – our thanks go out to all those who’ve listened, and just as much thanks for those who participated in experiments […]

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New Mac Admins Group: MacDMV

Justin Rummel and Tom Bridge have created a new Mac Sysadmins Group called MacDMV. Patterned after successful sysadmin groups in other cities like MacBrained in SF and NSCoders in Seattle, this will be an opportunity to get together with your fellow admins and consultants from the greater DC area to […]

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OS X Mavericks is Out (and Free!)

OS X Mavericks is Out (and Free!)

Apple today announced immediate availability of OS X Mavericks, along with major upgrades to the MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, and iPad lines. With its many new features, Mac admins will be inclined to upgrade quickly, especially since Mavericks is free for all supported machines. We are putting the finishing touches […]

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Episode Two – Eco-Sphere

Pepijn Bruienne is this weeks Master of Ceremonies, with Charles Edge along for the ride. Beside hot-button, buzz-worthy subjects like LA USD’s iPad deployment and BYO(Apple)D, they find time to talk football and the perils of public speaking. Show links: enterprisemac.bruienne.com krypted.com techjournal.318.com Charles’ MacSysAdmin slides, pdf docs.macsysadmin.se/2013/pdf/TechnicalWriting.pdf Pepijn’s PSUMacAdmins […]

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Calling all ears! AFP548 has a podcast!

Calling all ears! AFP548 has a podcast!

AFP548 has always been about community: like-minded folks found their way to the Apple platform, and some of us even made a career out of supporting “Enterprise at your own risk”(copyright Nate Walck.) After Jody Rodgers got wind of a skunkworks project operating under the pseudonym ‘The Cylinder of Destiny,’ […]

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Opening Finder Windows from Terminal

Rich has a tip posted for opening Finder windows while you are in Terminal.  This is handy if you are cruising around the command line and decide that you would like to use the GUI to do something instead.

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AFP548 Birds of a Feather at MacIT 2013

As a reminder, MacIT is hosting an AFP548 Birds of a Feather gathering . On: Thursday, January 31 From: 7:30pm – 8:30pm (following the MacIT Reception in the Sponsor Showcase) At: Room 3004, Moscone West Hall We hope to see you there and wish everyone safe travels.

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Crypt: A Client and Web App for FileVault 2 Encryption and Escrow

A new FileVault 2 escrow app has been released recently and offers a good alternative to Califlower Vest.  The app is called Crypt and it is Graham Gilbert’s baby.  Crypt has both a client and a web app (which is django-based).  Crypt seems like a great solution if you do […]

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