My list of Mac OS X annoyancees
I'll maintain this blog entry as my own, personal list of Mac OS X
annoyancees. I'm a bit special user of this system, but ... Some of
these annoyancees are very easy to fix - just change the default, but
this is annoyance for me - the default that does not suit my needs.
The default choice for filesystem is case insensitive fs, which is
almost unusable for me because of my working habits (like ~/.emacs and
is missing in the base system. I use it a
's -i option has different semantic compared to GNU
's -f doesn't accept more than one file.
Where is focus follows mouse? ;-) Where are virtual desktops I'm used
to use for about 10 years (... in Leopard is not acceptable answer
How do I turn on date display in the menu bar? I'd like to know that
today is December 21 without additional moving of the mouse and
clicking on the "Thursday, 08:20"...
The default settings for
- I had to change approx. 10 things to get used to it
(meta, process end).
Why can't you run two instances of iMovie on one machine? I want to
import clips from my camera as one user and create photo slideshow
from iPhoto libraries in iMovie... How is user pavel able to know that
user pavel2 is running iMovie!?
iDVD authors: great application - I can create DVD. How do I print
cover for it? One step further... Hmm, this is not annoyance per se,
but "Mac user like approach" ;-)
iDVD authors: what about
bug? Isn't one year enough? Yes, /me too...
Can't disable format=flowed in Apple Mail.
in the current version
(0.89.1) is not able to cope with system Locations. Thus I have to
turn proxy on/off manually when switching locations. Previous beta
version (B17) worked OK, but current (B18) crashes immediatelly after