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iPhone sync error: “another sync client is already running”

Wed, Jul 14, 2010

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We tried to sync and restore on iPhone 3G last night to no avail: “Another sync client is already running” The fix was a permission change to 777 on the “tmp” folder AND its contents. The easiest way to access /tmp is to use the “Go To Folder” menu item in the Finder’s Go menu […]

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Webmin mySQL backup schedule won’t save

Sun, Sep 27, 2009

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On two Mac OS X 10.5.8 boxes, we are running Webmin 1.490 and are having issues with the mySQL backup schedule. If we choose “Schedule backup enabled”: Yes, Simple schedule, and then choose “Daily at Midnight”, it takes us to a confirmation screen that says: “Scheduled backup for database enabled.” But when we return to […]

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The truth about external FireWire and USB drives

Fri, Aug 21, 2009

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For years, Mac fans have known that you must have a FireWire external drive for it to be bootable. We have purchased a few FireWire drives, but lately they seem to be harder to find, especially ones with a cooling fan. Our article on the Antec MX-1 enclosure (USB 2.0 and eSATA) forgot to mention […]

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WordPress 2.8 is out

Mon, Jul 6, 2009

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Time again to upgrade your WordPress blog. Version 2.8 is AOK.  Just remember to deactivate your plugins, do the auto upgrade, and if you have “fatal error” issues re-activating your plugins, try them one at a time.  Good luck!

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Solution to MacBook Pro that won’t wake from sleep

Sun, Mar 1, 2009

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We have found so many forums with owners of MacBook Pros ( MBP ) suffering from the following issue: 1. The MacBook Pro goes to sleep either by closing the lid or just by virtue of time. 2. Upon trying to wake the MacBook Pro, you get a black screen with or without the spinning […]

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