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Hey I just go 10.5.2 running on my hardware (hackintosh) and im liking it so far.

What are some recomended programs/tweaks/anythng for a new user?
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http://www.overclock.net/mac/332744-...-apps-mac.html

That thread was made a few days ago. It's a list of "must-haves."

Um... As for tweaks... Personally, I find that nothing really needs to be "tweaked" on a technical level. The only "tweaks" I do are changing preferences and stuff to the way I like them. For example, I like the 2D Dock better. I like "jump to here" scrolling, so that I click the scroll bar's empty space and it goes right where I click instead of having to drag the scroll bar.

If you're not into paying for office software, there's NeoOffice, which is just fine for the price.

If you've used Linux, you might feel comfortable using the Terminal for stuff. Just for the hell of it.

If you're looking for something specific, an app or whatnot, or have questions, feel free to ask me, as this is my main OS.
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Wiw thanks for the reply, Ill have a look at that thread.

I have one main question now, however.

How do i change themes? And what about different cursors? Thanks
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Shapeshifter. The same company allows you to change cursors too. I also use Visage to have my login changed.

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-Shapeshifter
-MightyMouse

Visage is a separate app from a different producer. I also use ClearDock to change my Dock.

All of those are not freeware btw. ClearDock is freeware though. You might need to buy the products to get it working. There are demos however. But becareful, they aren't always stable since I had to reformat my HD 3 times but only one time was because of ShapeShifter. But it turned out to be corrupted memory. Just be careful when using it. I have been using it now for about a year and nothing has happened.
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Right, slightly OT, but how does that hackintosh play with your video card? Just curious about driver support. Thanks.
     
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Shapeshifter. The same company allows you to change cursors too. I also use Visage to have my login changed.

EDIT:
unsanity.com
Apps:
-Shapeshifter
-MightyMouse

Visage is a separate app from a different producer. I also use ClearDock to change my Dock.

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Shapeshifter doesnt work on 10.5 + Getting visage though. Thanks.

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Right, slightly OT, but how does that hackintosh play with your video card? Just curious about driver support. Thanks.
OT? Drivers have been fine. During the install i just selected "Nvidia desktop 513 mb" and it installed great, the dock magnifies fast as hell and no lag or anything.

Had a problem with my built-in network chip not being supported (apparently it's a pos) so i got a 30 Netgear ga311 everything's been fine.

all in all graphics have been great i liek the os.
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Shapeshifter doesnt work on 10.5 + Getting visage though. Thanks.



OT? Drivers have been fine. During the install i just selected "Nvidia desktop 513 mb" and it installed great, the dock magnifies fast as hell and no lag or anything.

Had a problem with my built-in network chip not being supported (apparently it's a pos) so i got a 30 Netgear ga311 everything's been fine.

all in all graphics have been great i liek the os.
Ah. Ok thanks. And OT stands for Off Topic by the way.
     
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Oh :s

Lol damn i love this os.
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Oh? I thought the new update made it work for 10.5 Sorry. I ddin't think about that.

Maybe it was for Intel proc...
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Ah maybes
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