Netatalk AFP over Linux Installation & Configuration for Redhat Linux

Netatalk website http://netatalk.sourceforge.net/

Download Netatalk 2.2.3 from their website http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/netatalk/netatalk-2.2.3.tar.gz?download copy it to /tmp
Decompress and untar the source code with the following commands

gzip netatalk filename

tar -xvf netatalk filename

Install all ‘Development Tools’ group packages, enter:
# yum groupinstall “Development Tools”

install Berkeley DB get from oracle

copy it to /tmp and extract
go to .tmp/db folder
./configure
make
make install

it will install the Berkeley DB in /usr/local/
go back to netatalk folder in /tmp/netatalk2.2.3

./configure –with-init-style=redhat-sysv –with-bdb=/path/to/bdb/installation/
make
make install
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How to Use Mac OS X Mail Search Operators

How to use search operators to limit search results in Mac OS X Mail:

  • Press Command-Alt-F in Mac OS X Mail’s main window.
  • Type the desired search terms, using the following operators if needed:
  • from: find email senders, use quotation marks to specify names,see below for examples.
  • to: find email recipients.
  • date: find emails by date.
  • subject: find email subjects.

You can combine search operators (from: abc@example.com date:yesterday, for instance), but you cannot combine them using “OR” and “NOT”. For this, and more advanced searches, you can use Spotlight.

Use Mac OS X Mail Search Operators to Find Mail in Spotlight
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Word for Mac crashes or quits

When you save a Word for Mac document, the application crashes or quits unexpectedly.

Solution

Step 1: Download and install all Office updates

To obtain updates with Office for Mac applications, follow these steps:

Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac, which comes with Office, can keep your Microsoft software up to date. When AutoUpdate is set to check for updates automatically on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, there’s no need to search for critical updates and information; AutoUpdate delivers them directly to your computer. To do this:

1. Start any Office for Mac application on your computer.
2. Click Help menu, click Check for Updates .
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