The Mac Orchard - HomeHelpFAQALEMIAForumsDrew's Picks

Classic Applications

BB Client

Home Page

Current Version: 1.0b7 (June 16, 2000)

Big Brother is a highly-redundant web-based monitoring and notification program. Although originally designed to operate only on UNIX machines (and the server still only does), reporting clients are available for Windows NT, Novell, and now the Mac OS. You'll find more information about the Big Brother system at Version 1.0b7, which is an AppleScript that requires the freeware NetEvents scripting addition, adds/changes the following:

  • 1.0b7 Expanded on the refinements in b6 so that the "status header" given out on pages and on the main line of status pages is the same (the b6 ones). These should be more descriptive of the problems in general.
  • Includes AkuaSweets 1.4.1, which fixes a crashing bug in its text-parsing routines.
  • Fixes a bug where it would quit if more than one volume went offline.
  • Tried to make code more legible :)
  • Added option to not check read-only disks.

See the online release notes for more information.

Also See . . .

Can't find what you're looking for? Try a search:

Also, if you have an older Mac, be sure to check out the "Classic" applications page for more options.

Finally, take a look at ALEMIA if you think you know that name of an application, but aren't quite sure.

Of Note . . .

No, I don't accept reviews anymore for these older applications. With the creation of this page in the Orchard's late 2005 redesign, I only accept reviews for currently-developed applications that work on Mac OS X (or later....whatever that might be!!).