Category Archives: Mac OS X

Applescript/Python script for url shortener

I had an Applescript to use the url shortener. In fact I had two of them: one takes the current Firefox URL as input, and the other one takes the clipboard as input. Moreover I preferred the new instead of because it saves 2 characters.

Running Calibre on Snow Leopard

Yesterday I installed Snow Leopard on my recently bought MacBook. After installation I wanted to run Calibre (an eBook management application) because I wanted to download an eBook to my iPhone. Unfortunately Calibre completely went haywire. It was consuming about 100% CPU time, and the machine got almost completely unresponsive.