Archive for the 'Mac' Category

Adium Problem – Error: Socket is not connected

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

I ran into an annoying little problem last week – Adium was no longer able to connect with my AIM account. The error it kept giving me was “Adium problem – Error: Socket is not connected.” Frustrating!

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After hunting around the web a bit and finding several headache-inducing solutions (involving deleting, uninstalling, reinstalling, etc), I found a forum comment that I thought worth a try.

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How to Make PSD Files Always Open in Photoshop, Not Preview

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

For my first installment of “I discover, you discover” this one is hot off the presses of about an hour ago.

OK, so it’s a small annoyance but one that irks me nonetheless. Whenever I go to open a .psd file I always have to right-click and then choose “Open With” and then choose Photoshop. I’d simply prefer to have .psd files always open in Photoshop. I poked around a bit and figured out how to do it.

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