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iMac configuration

I mentioned previously how I’ve rehabilitated the 10-year old iMac. Today, I’ve been setting up the software environment. First, I transferred my iTunes library over to the new computer. Then I installed some non-Safari browsers: Chrome, Firefox, and Brave. Then I set up Homebrew, and after that, ruby: $ brew install openssl # various messages […]

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Moving iTunes from one mac to another

The biggest single reason I wanted to fix my old iMac was to put a honkin’ big HD in it, and the reason for that was so I could have an iTunes library on the main hard drive instead of an external (USB 2.0) drive. My iTunes Media folder looks like this: 32 Books 60 […]

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iMac Salvaged!

Mostly I’ve been blogging about my adventures in Linux-land. But I wanted to write a bit about my other project.¬†About 9 1/2 years ago, we got an iMac, and about four years ago we replaced it with a Mac Mini. The iMac was a mid-2007 20″ model. (This was the first Aluminum and Glass version, […]

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