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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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Info-Mac Archive Mirror Sites

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Liam Breck <breck@zonker.ecs.umass.edu> passed on this list of Info-Mac mirror sites, FTP sites that carry more or less the same files as the main Info-Mac site. We recommend that Internet users use these mirror sites instead of the main site because <sumex-aim.stanford.edu> is having trouble handling the massive demand, so much so that it has become difficult for the Info-Mac moderators to manage the archive. If you know of a mirror site not listed here or would like to set up a new mirror site, please send email to <info-mac-request@sumex-aim.stanford.edu>.

Each entry in the list below contains (odd bits explained below):

 Internet address         Internet number  archive directory           #/#
 contents                                  access methods
 organization, city, [state,] country
 [notes about the site]
 
 * Internet number
    Try using this number if the Internet address doesn't work.
 
 * #/#
    The number of updates made to the mirror per number of days.
    (1/1 is once a day, 1/14 is once every fourteen days.)
 
 * Contents
    ALL -- the site carries all directories in the archive.
    RECENT -- the site carries only files added within the past year.
    VERY-RECENT -- the site carries only files from the past few months.
 
 
 archie.au                139.130.4.6      micros/mac/info-mac            1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 AARNet, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 
 ftp.univie.ac.at         131.130.1.4      mac/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
 
 ftp.ucs.ubc.ca           ?                pub/mac/info-mac                 ?
 ?                                         ftp
 University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
 
 ftp.funet.fi             128.214.248.6    pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 VERY-RECENT ALL                           ftp gopher
 Finnish Academic and Research Network FUNET, Espoo, Finland
 
 ftp.jyu.fi               130.234.1.1      info-mac                       2/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp
 Jyvaskyla University, Jyvaskyla, Finland
 all binhex converted to macbinary
 
 ftp.cs.tu-berlin.de      130.14.17.7      pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp gopher email
 Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 email service: mail-server@cs.tu-berlin.de
 
 ftp.rrzn.uni-hannover.de 130.75.2.2       pub/info-mac                   3/7
 RECENT ALL                                ftp
 University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
 
 ftp.uni-kl.de            131.246.9.95     /pub/info-mac                  1/1
 VERY-RECENT application cfg cmp comm dev disk gui nwt prn sci text vir
                                           ftp gopher
 University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
 gopher available via gopher.uni-kl.de
 
 ftp.uni-stuttgart.de     129.69.8.13      pub/systems/mac/info-mac       1/7
 vir card gui comm sci cmp prn cfg text nwt  ftp
 Rechenzentrum Universitaet Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
 
 ftp.technion.ac.il       132.68.1.10      pub/unsupported/mac/info-mac   2/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
 also GopherMail access
 
 ftp.center.osaka-u.ac.jp 133.1.4.10       info-mac                       1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
 updating from U of Tokyo
 
 ftp.iij.ad.jp            192.244.176.50   pub/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email
 Internet Initiative Japan Inc., Tokyo, Japan
 email service: archive-server@iij.ad.jp ("help" in message body for info)
 
 ftp.u-tokyo.ac.jp        130.69.254.254   pub/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
 
 ftp.fenk.wau.nl          137.224.129.4    pub/mac/info-mac               2/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp gopher
 Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, Netherlands
 
 ftp.lth.se               130.235.20.3     mac/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden
 4 users allowed during work hours (8-5 GMT), 8 other times
 
 ftp.sunet.se             130.238.127.3    pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher fsp
 Swedish University Network, Sweden
 email and web access will be added soon
 
 nic.switch.ch            130.59.1.40      mirror/info-mac                1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 SWITCH, Zurich, Switzerland
 
 imftp.mgt.ncu.edu.tw     140.115.83.90    /pub/mac/info-mac              6/7
 ALL                                       ftp
 National Central University, ChungLi, Taiwan
 
 ftp.edu.tw               140.111.1.10     Macintosh/info-mac             1/1
 ALL                                       ftp fsp afs
 National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
 
 src.doc.ic.ac.uk         146.169.2.10     packages/info-mac              1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email gopher web fsp ftam telnet
 Imperial College, London, UK
 email service: wizards@doc.ic.ac.uk
 
 amug.org                 165.247.10.2     pub/ftp1/info-mac              1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email
 Arizona Macintosh Users Group, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
 email service: not running yet
 
 ftp.hawaii.edu           128.171.44.70    mirrors/info-mac               1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
 
 grind.isca.uiowa.edu     128.255.21.233   mac/infomac                    1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher telnet
 University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
 macbinary; telnet access for kermit and zmodem download with search functions
 
 gopher.lcs.mit.edu       18.111.0.152     /pub/INFO-MAC                  1/1
 ALL                                       gopher
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
 
 wuarchive.wustl.edu      128.252.135.4    systems/mac/info-mac           1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher fsp
 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
 
 ricevm1.rice.edu         128.42.30.2      [NA]                           1/1
 RECENT ALL                                email, Bitnet message/file
 Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
 email LISTSERV@RICEVM1.RICE.EDU with "$MACARCH HELP" in body for help info
 
 ftp.uu.net               192.48.96.9      archive/systems/mac/info-mac   1/1
 ALL (except: card grf snd)                ftp
 UUNET Technologies, Falls Church, Virginia, USA

 

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