Mac OS X

Negative deletion

I'm confused...does this mean Leopard is actually creating files?


Example: How to install a package for R on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

Assuming that you already have the R statistics program installed on your Mac, the following can be used to install a package from the command line.

First, get the .tgz file (we'll use plotrix as the package we want to install):

$ curl > plotrix_2.6-1.tgz

Check that R is properly installed:

$ which R

Install the package:


Blast2GO BLAST results not opening in Mac web browser

If you use Blast2GO on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (and haven't been derailed completely by Apple moving Java Web Start around), you might have run into the issue of not being able to view BLAST results in a web browser. Blast2GO even helpfully opens a window for you to choose which browser you want to use, but no matter what you select, nothing happens.

Waterroof is incredulous

I've been using WaterRoof, a frontend for ipfw on OS X. It's only a bit clunky and works well. What is particularly endearing, however, is its response when you have configured your rules and you tell WaterRoof that you want your computer to load them at startup:



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