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syslogd CPU Hog -- A reader notices syslogd is burning up his CPU cycles, and others notice the same thing happening with other system processes. Is Safari somehow the cause? (6 messages)

Python shells with Windows? After a MacBook fails, a spare Dell takes its place. But the reader can't figure out how to write Python programs under Windows. (7 messages)

Adeona -- Lojack-Like Application -- Trying a recommended application for tracking a laptop thief ends in frustration due to the lack of meaningful documentation. (1 message)

Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Extreme Network -- Adam clears some confusion regarding the title of the latest version of Glenn Fleishman's AirPort ebook. (2 messages)

Authors and Publishers Settle with Google Book Search -- Readers discuss the implications of Google's settlement, both in terms of practical upsides for authors and also serving the greater good. (2 messages)


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