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Odds and Ends: Panther licensing; Knowledge Base Updates

Odds and Ends: Panther licensing; Knowledge Base Updates

Panther licensing We've received a good deal of feedback on yesterday's story about Panther licensing. To clarify: Panther's license is the same as the license for Jaguar. A single Panther license legally allows you to install Panther on a single computer. A Panther "family" license legally allows you to install Panther on up to five computers in the same family household. If you have two computers (a G5 and a PowerBook, for example), if you want to remain "legit," you need to purchase two single licenses or a single family license.

New/Updated Knowledge Base Articles

  • 25592: Microsoft Office Test Drive Doesn't Stay Open discusses an issue where any of the Microsoft Office Test Drive applications refuse to run after launch.
  • 25575: Moving Files From Your Older Macintosh to a New One provides a few procedures for moving your data to your new Mac.
  • 25572: iSync: Data Loss After Using Terminal to Allow Unsupported Calendar Syncing covers a problem where using Terminal to allow iSync 1.1 to work with an unsupported mobile phone, and then upgrading to iSync 1.2.1, results in data loss.
  • 25595: iSync: About Syncing Large Amounts of Data at One Time documents an issue where trying to sync too much information at one time with a mobile phone results in an alert and an incomplete sync.
  • 25583: iSync: Can't Sync With a Locked Motorola Phone refers to an issue whereby a "locked" Motorola phone cannot sync using iSync.

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