The fat lady sings…

Preamble

The last versions of Opera, for the retired versions of OSX.

The archived versions of Opera can be found here, https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/desktop/… however, which one is right for you? Read on…

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Retain your old home

Preamble

Have you ever had to install a new version of OS X  and then wished that you still had your old home directory?

Here is the method to do that, assuming that you still have your original OS X partition/disk, and that the new version of OS X is on a separate partition/disk…

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A Pseudo Port, anyone?

Preamble

Ever needed an OS X version of your favourite Windows application, but there isn’t one? I found myself in the same situation, with respect to TextPad. I remembered that I had learnt a trick, using Wine, but I had forgotten the exact steps. Luckily, I had noted down the steps in a Stack Exchange post. However that post had subsequently been deleted. I managed to retrieve it and have saved it here for posterity.

This is not about porting apps, I must confess…

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