Tag Archives: Backup

Time Capsule Firmware Update Problems

The latest firmware update for my Time Capsule announced itself to me yesterday. I should have checked user forums to make sure it didn’t have any ill effects, but it was all too easy just to click the ‘Update Now’ … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Backup Inefficiencies

Thunderbird stores all your e-mails in its profile directory. Each folder in Thunderbird is stored as a single file on disk. So all the e-mails in your Thunderbird Inbox are stored in a single file called ‘Inbox’ in your Thunderbird … Continue reading

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Time Capsule

I’ve been looking for a wireless access point that supports the wireless-n standard for a while. Both our MacBooks support wireless-n, but the access point from our ISP only supports wireless-g. While searching around for an access point I came … Continue reading

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Going back in Time!

I was unfortunate enough that my new Mac had to be replaced – the USB ports developed a fault. Apple replaced it no quibbles, but didn’t copy my data onto the new Mac in the store. I had a Time … Continue reading

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Setting up Time Machine

I have been unfortunate enough to learn the hard way that a good backup strategy is an essential, not a nice-to-have. If you think this is melodramatic, imagine for a second that a disk died – right now – it … Continue reading

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