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 +====== MAC SETUP ======
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 ==== Dual Screen ==== ==== Dual Screen ====
-Right click on top of Applications menu and activate //Other >> Screens and Graphics// if it is not. You can also access this from terminal by running ''gksu displayconfig-gtk''. Set type and resolution of primary and secondary screens and then logout to allow setting to be applied. If you have nVidia or ATI graphic cards, you may find [[http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Hardy#Installation_of_ATI_and_nVidia_Graphics_drivers |This guide ]] helpful in this process.+To set up your second screen you will need an either [[http://store.apple.com/us/product/M9321G/B?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTUzNTQ|Apple Mini-DVI to DVI Adapter]] or [[http://store.apple.com/us/product/M9320G/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=Mjc2MTc|Apple Mini-DVI to VGA Adapter]] based on the input of your second screen.
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 ==== Add Printers ==== ==== Add Printers ====
-To add network printers, there are to alternative methods. Go to ''System Menu >> Administration >> Printing''. You can add printers (such as //gp4thlj//, //sephp//by entering their IP and following the steps. To find out printer IPs, type ''ping gp4thlj.stanford.edu'' and ''ping sephp.stanford.edu''. The second method is to activate shared printers on the network and copy the ones you want to use.+To add network printers, there are to alternative methods. Go to ''System Preferences >> Printer & Fax''. You can find  printers (such as //gpcolor//, //sephp//in default printer list. For //gp4hlj// use the IP with Line Printer Daemon(LPD) protocol. To find out printer IPs, type ''ping gp4thlj.stanford.edu'' in terminal
  
-  * **GP4THLJ**: HP LaserJet 2300dn+  * **GP4THLJ**: HP LaserJet P3005dn
   * **GPCOLOR**: Xerox Phaser 8400   * **GPCOLOR**: Xerox Phaser 8400
   * **SEPHP**:   * **SEPHP**:
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 ===== Suggested Softwares/Packages ===== ===== Suggested Softwares/Packages =====
 +  * **Apple Xcode**: This will facilitate the installation of many compilers and programming languages. It is highly recommended. Get it from [[http://developer.apple.com/technology/xcode.html|here]]
 +  * **MacFusion** Mount Servers in your finder: Get it from [[http://www.macfusionapp.org|here]] (You need to also install **Macfuse** code from [[http://code.google.com/p/macfuse/ | google codes]])   
  
-  * **Ekee:** Ekee is a free latex equation editor which is useful for putting equation in presentation files. You can download the debian package from [[http://rlehy.free.fr/ | Ekee website]].+  * **MacTex** (An alternative to Tetex distribution): Get it from [[http://www.tug.org/mactex/|here]]
  
-  * **Subversion:** Subversion, also known as svn, is a version control system much like the Concurrent Versions System (CVS). Use Synaptic package manager to install it.+  * **Aquamacs** (GUI Emacs editor): Get it from [[http://aquamacs.org|here]]
  
-  * **Scons:** SCons is a make replacement providing a range of enhanced features such as automated dependency generation and built in compilation cache support Use Synaptic package manager to install it.+  * **Latexit**: It allows typesetting Latex equations and use them in slides and elsewhereGet it from [[http://ktd.club.fr/programmation/latexit_en.php|here]]
  
-  * **rpm:**  Red Hat package manager which might be useful. Use Synaptic package manager to install it.+  * **Fink** Package ManagerInstall [[http://www.finkproject.org/download/index.php?phpLang=en|Fink Binary Installer (Intel)]] and [[http://finkcommander.sourceforge.net/|Fink commander]] (Fink GUI). From Fink Commander try to install following packages: \\ 
 +        After installing Fink, you need to enable the "use unstable packages" option from fink commander preferences. Then you need to run ''fink selfupdate'' from Unix terminal. Then, try to install gcc packages. After that, try to run ''fink selfupdate'' again. After this step, you should be able to list most of common packages we need as scons, python sub-packages, and etc. 
 +        - **svn** 
 +        - **Python** 
 +        - **gimp2** : GNU Image Manipulation Program 
 +        - **tetex** (macos bundle) 
 +        - **tex-beamer** (making slide presentations from Tex) 
 +        - **Subversion:** Subversion, also known as svn, is a version control system much like the Concurrent Versions System (CVS). Use Synaptic package manager to install it. 
 +        - **Scons:** SCons is a make replacement providing a range of enhanced features such as automated dependency generation and built in compilation cache support.  Use Synaptic package manager to install it. 
 +        - **Python sub-packages:**  If you are using python you might find the following list of packages useful. 
 +           * **ipython**: Enhanced interactive Python shell. 
 +           * **numpy**  : Numerical Python adds a fast array facility to the Python language. 
 +           * **scipy**  : Scientific tools for Python. 
 +           * **matplotlib** : pure Python plotting library designed to bring publication quality plotting to Python. \\
  
-  * **Python sub-packages:**  If you are using python you might find the following list of packages useful. All of them can be easily installed using synaptic package manager of Ubuntu. 
-      - **ipython**: Enhanced interactive Python shell. 
-      - **numpy**  : Numerical Python adds a fast array facility to the Python language. 
-      - **scipy**  : Scientific tools for Python. 
-      - **matplotlib** : pure Python plotting library designed to bring publication quality plotting to Python.  
  
  
-==== Firefox Plugins/Addons ==== +  * **TextWrangler** TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool. Get it from [[http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/download.html|here]]
-  - **Adobe Acrobate Reader:**Download Debian Package from [[http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/|Adobe website]] and install it using rpm package installer provided by UbuntuYou can also install it using Synaptic package manager (look for adobereader) +
-  - **Sun Java:**Install sun-java using synaptic package manager. You may need to run                           ''update-alternatives --config java'' in terminal to configure java plugin for firefox browser (Read more in [[http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java|Ubuntu help community]]). +
-  - **Adobe Flash Player:**The first time you visit a website which includes flash contents you will be asked by firefox to install flash plugin. The Adobe Flash plugin suggested by firefox should resolve the issue. +
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 +  * **Quick Silver** (Quick access to everything on your mac): Get it from [[http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14831 |here]]
  
-~~DISCUSSION~~+  * **Eclipse** (IDE): Eclipse is a powerful programming environment which suitable for different programming languages. Get it from [[http://www.eclipse.org |here]] 
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 +==== Firefox Plugins/Addons ==== 
 +  - Adobe Acrobate Reader 
 +  - Sun Java: Install sun-java. 
 +  - Adobe Flash Player: The first time you visit a website which includes flash contents you will be asked by firefox to install flash plugin. The Adobe Flash plugin suggested by firefox should resolve the issue. 
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