[OS X TeX] OT: Little Snitch

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Jan 1 13:45:01 EST 2009

On Jan 1, 2009, at 12:27 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jan 1, 2009, at 11:44 AM, Robert Bruner wrote:
>> Dear Little Snitch users,
>> I found your comments about Little Snitch interesting, so tried it
>> out (version 2_0_4).  Wasn't so sure i wanted to run it, so tried  
>> simply
>> killing the 4 processes it seemed to have launched, but even my
>> administrative user acct didn't have sufficient permissions, and I  
>> didn't
>> want to enable real root access just for this, so looked at Little  
>> Snitch's
>> Config/Install and asked it to Uninstall.  All seemed to go well, but
>> I am now unable to go online with Skype (I tell it to go online and
>> nothing happens - no error message but I am also not put online).
>> Similarly, Mail seems to be blocking content that would have been  
>> visible
>> before.
>> If those of you who have experience with little snitch can help me  
>> rectify
>> these lingering effects I'd be most grateful.
>> Bob Bruner
> Howdy,
> I'm still using Little Snitch but just noticed that Skype isn't  
> going online when I start it up. I'm not seeing any problems with  
> Mail. I'd rather be able to adjust the rules correctly than un- 
> install. Incidentally, I had no problems that I know of util I  
> updated to 10.5.6; what OS version are you using?
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)


Well, I went to the Skype site, logged into my account and suddenly I  
could make Skype go online.

For now, though, I've turned Little Snitch off but am not uninstalling  
it. I do believe that 10.5.6 is part of the problem.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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