A post on how to download hardware specific Lion installers on AFP548. Useful for people who needs them…
Tested it to proof that it works. You just have to be careful NOT to let the system reboot AFTER the download. Shut it down at that point.
Using SIU can be a pretty good way of setting up a fresh system, providing users with an out of box experience. While the notes below are written and tested on Lion, i believe they would work equally well in Snow Leopard.
Some basic steps to use SIU for imaging Lion.
– Prepare a Lion installation CD
– Prepare all software that needs to be deployed into packages using PackageMaker Continue reading Using System Image Utility with Lion
There are times when you need to get a terminal window during system start up but the system must not be booted into a user environment. That is to say, that you want it to be in the root “x windows” session similar to the one that is launched when you just installed the Mac. Continue reading Getting a Terminal window on start up (X with root permissions)
The new Lion Server makes use of round cube as a web front end.. but i didn’t really want to update my Snow Leopard Server. So i just installed round cube instead. Using the instructions from http://diymacserver.com/mail/snow-leopard/install-roundcube-webmail/, managed to get it up in a jiffy.
A nicely written HOWTO worth checking out.