Create CS5 Deployments With Adobe Application Manager

Create CS5 Deployments With Adobe Application Manager

As some of you may know, I also write for GigaOm. This article could be helpful to a lot of visitors to this site also. So give it a read if you’re interested. How to Create CS5 Deployments With Adobe Application Manager

Photoshop CS5 32-Bit Mode for All Users

Photoshop CS5 32-Bit Mode for All Users

I ran into an issue with Photoshop CS5 not communicating with an older scanner. The solution was to launch PS in 32-bit mode but this needed to be changed for any user that logged in. Here’s what worked for me. On you machine, Get Info of the Photoshop app and check “Open in 32-bit mode” [...]

Deploy Photoshop Elements 8

Deploy Photoshop Elements 8

I just used this process to deploy Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 to 90 iMacs so it should work just fine for everyone. Use Apple Remote Desktop to copy the files and run the install command. Copy the Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 folder from the Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 installation DVD to your hard drive. Open [...]

Copy Office 08 Preferences to All Users

Copy Office 08 Preferences to All Users

Microsoft Office 08 has this nasty problem of bugging every user for registration and update details. In an education environment, this is not good. Every new login who opens Word or any other Office app, gets annoyed to register and participate in their feedback program. The way to solve this is not too hard but [...]

InDesign Hangs

InDesign Hangs

InDesign was displaying a strange problem where after it was launched and a new document was created, it would freeze and hang. After an hour of messing around, I found the problem was a Japanese Typography plugin called SING in the plugins/text folder. I had completely uninstalled prior to this so I’m not sure if [...]

Casper Suite – Worth it?

Casper Suite – Worth it?

I have been using DeployStudio for a year or so now and Netrestore before that. After visiting another campus, I found they used Casper Suite from Jamf Software. After looking into the cost, it is significant. Especially when compared to our current free alternative. I wanted to know, who out there uses Casper and if [...]

iChat Server & AD Authentication

iChat Server & AD Authentication

We were having some issues trying to get our iChat server to authenticate correctly against Active Directory. The fix was rather easy so I thought I’d share. Our Leopard Server was already joined to our Domain so that’s where iChat users should authenticate. Unfortunately we were getting this login error over and over. So first [...]

VMWare Fusion under Snow Leopard

VMWare Fusion under Snow Leopard

I have heard different things from different sources about weather VMWare Fusion runs correctly under 10.6. Turns out that Fusion runs in 32bit mode and unless you are running Fusion on a Snow Leopard server, you should be OK. VMware Fusion 2.0.5 offers experimental support for the default install of Snow Leopard, which runs both [...]

Snow Leopard Tests

Snow Leopard Tests

I got my hands on Snow Leopard and decided to test some important features that work properly in the current version of Leopard. This is what I’ve found working and not working so far. Once again, these are things that are important in our environment. Working: Joining Open Directory by hand. Joining Active Directory by [...]

Pcounter Tutorial

Pcounter Tutorial

We recently had to inforce a print auditing system at our school. We chose Pcounter and it does work on both Macs & PC’s. We have a Windows 2003 Server hosting the printers and the Pcounter server app lives there. This tutorial will focus on the clients configuration in an OD & AD environment. Install [...]

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!

Connect with me on Google+ at +Andrew Flocchini © 2013 ADamac.org - Not associated with Apple Inc.