Fjork 1.1 review

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What is Fjork? It be what it is.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 0K
Developer: John Schilling
Price: $0.00
Updated: 12 Oct 2005
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What is Fjork?
It be what it is. If you have to ask what any of my software is "about", you have overestimated my intelligence.
Ok, what this app *really* does is play semi-disturbing sounds on a remote Macintosh via an invisible client and admin application.

How do I use Fjork?
Install the client on any Macintosh with Mac OS X 10.3.x and a network connection (Internet or LAN). Launch the client on that computer. It runs in the background, so it may look like nothing has happened when you launch it. For best results, add the Fjork Client to the login items of the user. Now, go to your computer, and launch the admin. You will be presented with a list of Fjork Clients that you can connect to. Choose one, and then press "Connect". Or, press "Other..." and type in the IP address of the Mac you have installed the client on. Now, choose which sound you wish to play from the popup menu, and press "Fjork". You can kill the client on the remote Mac if it appears your life may be threatened by pressing the "Kill Client" button.

If you want to use Fjork from behind a firewall over TCP/IP, open port 7549. You can change the port number on both the client and admin by opening up the terminal application and typing in the following lines:

defaults write com.stimpsoft. fjorkclient portNumber -integer [new port number];
defaults write com.stimpsoft.fjorkadmin portNumber -integer [new port number];

Where it says [new port number], replace with the port number you wish to use. Remember, OS X will not allow applications to use port numbers below 1.

Fjork is 159% freeware. You may redistribute the application as you see fit, without notification to myself, as long as no fee is collected.

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