cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Wed Jul 12 17:40:11 EDT 2006
On Wed, 2006-07-12 at 15:32 -0600, JK wrote:
> Christopher Fowler wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-07-12 at 15:17 -0600, JK wrote:
> >>Why not just boot OSX into single-user mode and
> >>use scp from there?
> > That would work. I'm not very versed in OSX. One thing I would prefer
> > to do is a dd copy because this iMac did not come with 10.1 installation
> > media. I need to dd the 20GB HDD so I can do fun things like install
> > Linux.
> Ah, that makes sense.
> OSX is pretty much just FreeBSD once you get past the Aqua
> UI. Applications->Utilities->Terminal will look very familiar
> to you. I've yet to find a shell utility missing that I'm used
> to having on Linux. I was even able to smbmount my Samba
> server from my wife's Mac Mini, right out of the box.
The only thing I'll miss is remote X. I would like to be able to run
remote X apps from my FC4 desktop. Like evolution.
> -- JK
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