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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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The Mactips are back!

Several people have posted in the forums as well as on the MacE mailing list wondering where Mike Bombich’s Mactips went.  When the new website rolled out, some of the old content had been removed by request.  Due to how many people asked about the Mactips section, we talked with […]

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Oracle Supporting OS X Starting With Java 7 Update 6

Yesterday, Oracle announced that they would be expanding support for OS X with the release of Java 7 update 6.  Oracle is now responsible for Java updates for the OS X platform.  In the past, Apple had handled distribution of Java updates via Apple Software Updates.  Despite Apple having done […]

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WWDC 2012 AFP548.com Reader Party!

The WWDC 2012 AFP548.com reader party is on!  GroupLogic has once again agreed to sponsor this awesome shindig.  We only have a limited number of tickets for free drinks, so we’ll be announcing a few challenges.  First, however, the logistics: Where: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company 661 Howard Street San Francisco, […]

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Aqua Connect Giveaway

Aqua Connect is giving away a 20-user license of their server and 20
thin client workstations to an educational institution in order to promote more green computing. Bring along
your own Xserve and you'll have a full lab.

More details and the rules for entry can be found at www.EduGoGreen.com.

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