Last edited: 2016-06-15/gs

Tips

Formats
Common file formats.
Creating a CD
This is a collection of hints we found useful in creating a CD.
Video
Tips for video transmissions and video conferences over the internet.

Mac OS X Configuration

The network configuration is stored in /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist.

XQuartz
Re-install after each major system upgrade
Eduroam
For visitors, use home eduroam configuration
VPN

AFS
See also these hints for more recent versions.
Sophos virus protection
Home version for private use: savosx
TeX
TUG/MacTeX
Java

Speed Test
A BelWü speed test
Thunderbird
~/Library/Preferences/org.mozilla.thunderbird.plist
~/Library/Thunderbird
Firefox
~/Library/Application\ Support/Firefox 
Safari
/Library/Safari/