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TERMINAL TALK????

by wiggywhite / January 9, 2010 11:04 PM PST

Please could someone explain the following in a simple format. sorry for terminal ignorance.

run disable_activation_osx as root. If you dont
know how to do that open a terminal window and then issue sudo -s, a root shell
will open, then simply do "sh disable_activation_osx" w/o the "" or
./disable_activation_osx ( make it executable chmod 755 disable_activation_osx
you do that from the folder where disable_activation_osx is (just copy it
anywhere on your hdd).
4- Done.

many thanks

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That's crack?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2010 11:13 PM PST
In reply to: TERMINAL TALK????

Sorry but this appears to be crack talk. Seems like something we should be using here.

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First, a question.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 9, 2010 11:20 PM PST
In reply to: TERMINAL TALK????

These instructions must be in response to a particular problem.

The problem appears to be that you want to disable the activation portion of an application, probably Adobe CS3, which you may have obtained by less than legal means.

CNet TOS do not allow for the support of this kind of practice.

No help here on that subject.

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