[OS X TeX] OT: Little Snitch

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Thu Jan 1 13:48:34 EST 2009

On 01.01.2009, at 19:45, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> 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)
> Howdy,
> 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.

I run on LS on 10.5.6 and don't see any problems with Mail, Skype or  
any other app.


Simon Spiegel
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