Thread: Nesting Software Downloads?
09-16-2008, 01:11 PM #1
Nesting Software Downloads?
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- Jul 17, 2008
- Tacoma, WA
- Two Macs, One XP
I've purchased a new GPS unit that supports OSX Leopard. There are several downloads I'll be using from this link:
Will these install as separate applications or can I put them in a single folder to reduce clutter?
I know how Windoze handles file folders, I'm just not sure how to set these up on my Macbook Pro. I'll be downloading about six applications.
Can I nest them all in the same folder and name it Garmin?
Thanks for any tips.
Treeman"If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves." - Lane Kirkland"
09-16-2008, 01:12 PM #2
I use wget, but that's a command line tool I had to install on my mac anyway. Worst case scenario there is always this solution... someone else may have an easier one.mike
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09-16-2008, 11:07 PM #3
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- Aug 05, 2008
- Central New York
Yes, for apps of this type, you can do exactly that. Just create a folder and put associated items there. For some special use items like these, it makes sense (at least for me) to put them in an "Applications" folder in your user home rather than in the system wide Applications folder.
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