Automated Backups on Tiger Using rsync (3 tags)
Previously on Mac DevCenter, the
rsync command was discussed in Intro to Tiger Terminal, Part 2. One of the uses for this command is to compare the files on your internal drive to those on your backup drive,
and only archive the files that have changed. Richard Hough explains.
Panther Maintenance Tips (2 tags)
Yes, Mac OS X is incredibly stable, but here's a comprehensive list of tips to keep it that way for the duration of your OS install. What? You don't do any maintenance at all? Well, read on. That might change.
Using libferris with XML (2 tags)
The libferris library is a hierarchical data interface, providing uniform access to relational data, XML and the filesystem. This article explores the possibilities of its use with XML.
Demystifying LDAP (2 tags)
Is LDAP a database or a protocol? Is it understandable and deployable without reading a thousand pages of explanation and documentation? Brian Jones untangles some of the myths and legends about LDAP to explain what it is, why it's useful, and how to put it to productive use.
FreeBSD Tips and Tricks for 2005 (2 tags)
The nice thing about F/OSS is that it grows too fast for anyone to keep track of everything new. In her second annual exploration of new things she missed the first time around, Dru Lavigne discovers installed FreeBSD logos, CLI dialog boxes, rescue utilities, more articles, a run-level GUI, saved ports options, and RSS readers.