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Archive for March 30th, 2015

BitSavers.org just added 7 missing scans of PascalNews newsletters (1975…1983)

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/03/30

For anyone keeping up with Pascal history, these uploads are new:

–jeroen

via: Index of /pdf/pascalNews.

Posted in Apple Pascal, BitSavers.org, DEC Pascal, Delphi, Development, History, IBM Pascal, Pascal, Software Development, Standard Pascal, Turbo Pascal, UCSD Pascal | Leave a Comment »

Setting the SMB/Netbios name of your Mac

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/03/30

Even after changing the name of your Mac, from the Windows side it still looks like this:


C:\Users\developer>net view
Server Name Remark
——————————————————————————-
\\MACBOOKPRO-4C7F Jeroen's MacBook Pro
The command completed successfully.

I knew I had solved this in the past, as the MacBook Air showed up correctly in the list:


C:\Users\developer>net view
Server Name Remark
——————————————————————————-
\\MACBOOKPRO-4C7F Jeroen's MacBook Pro
\\MBAIR133JWP MBAIR133JWP
The command completed successfully.

The trick is that there are 2 names for your Mac: the name for the Apple side of things, and the name for the Windows side of things. For the latter you’d think it would be named SMB or NetBIOS. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Apple, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Air, MacBook-Pro, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Power User, SpotLight | Leave a Comment »

 
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