Finally a great computer experience.

Well on friday the 14th September I finally received my macbook Pro. It came within 2 days of ordering it from mac online store. wow.

So far i have activated the free upgrade to OSX 10.8.1  “Mountain Lion”

To install apps first. 

  • Go to Launchpad>System Preferences>Security & Privacy.
  • unlock the app.  click on the padlock on the bottom left corner and supply your password.
  • under allow applications downloaded from make sure you select anywhere

Now you are ready to install all apps my usual applications.

  1. chrome browser
  2. Thunderbird email
  3. Adium instant messaging (suggested by pidgin messing site for mac),
  4. Songbird media centre
  5. Avast antivirus
  6. Dropbox
  7. VLC media player
  8. Skype
  9. Libre Office
  10. Picasa photo manager 

I found a link detailing some of the better alternative apps for mac OSX. click here it mentions soem of the above apps I had already setup.

More tutorials on how to setup these apps and other things i find out will come.

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