Archive for November, 2008

Enabling Diagnostics in TPG Widget

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

To enable diagnostics for the TPG widget:

  1. Open ~/Library/Widgets/TPG.wdgt/TPG.js in a text editor
  2. Change the first line of code (past the documentation and revision historyFrom:
    // global debug variable
    var _debug = false;


    // global debug variable
    var _debug = true;
  3. Save and quit
  4. On the dashboard, close the TPG widget and then add it again
  5. Check /var/log/system.log (via the terminal, or the console app) for entries marked with 3thirty.

    Example of logfile entries in console app

    This will show the username that has been recorded, and the values that are used to calculate the usage meters