January 11, 2006
WMV files in quicktime, finally
Microsoft’s .WMV format has always been second-class on the Mac. The MS Media player is pretty crappy, to be frank. Recently, flip4mac released a ten dollar plugin for Quicktime that decodes WMV (non-copy-protected files) so you can use the Apple player. I was dithering, and then MS Done a Great Thing and released it for free!
Go get this bad boy!
Damn, life is good sometimes.
Hitachi WiFi VoIP up and running!
hitachi Finally got my cheap-from-ebay Hitachi WirelessIP 5000 phone working. Took a lot of doing:
Hadda configure the wireless to B-only, which
Syslog net-wide, finally
I’m debugging some network problems, Apache issues and the like, and finally setup a syslog server for the home network. Turns out that even the