Today I was reading a blog post on moving away from OS X and I discovered Pass. It seems to me like it would be a solid replacement for my daily driver 1Password now that they have moved to some Continue reading Pass: the standard unix password manager
I wanted to install Boxee without disturbing my wife on the mac mini, so here is what I did. 1. transfer the disk image to the host mount the disk image install the package unmount the disk image enjoy
osascript -e “set Volume 0” osascript -e “set Volume 10” 1. you aren’t limited to integers, 1.5 would also work 2. original article
*WARNING* THIS WILL REMOVE ALL OF YOUR CALENDARS *WARNING* 1. delete everything in ~/Library/Calendars, and in ~/Library/Application Support/iCal/ 2. Profit.
I had read about the transparent compression that zfs offers. I wanted to verify it so I did, and sent my results off. As we all know no experiment is valid unless verifiable. I wanted be sure that the transparent Continue reading ZFS in practice – verifying transparent compression –
Just hit command +K.
Here. This includes the oggzrip utility. Maybe later I’ll give instructions for compiling things you intend to turn into packages. If I feel like it that is; biatches.
Its rare, but sometimes spotlight gets a little dumb. It will start missing things in /Applications or people in your address book. If this happens to you then you can have it reindex the volume. Just run mdutil -E / Continue reading Have spotlight reindex any volume
We had been having some problems w/ dns for OS 10.4 users. After running lookupd -flushcache didn’t work, and host was returning the correct values I got confused. Google to the rescue once again. I fixed it with scutil. If Continue reading If you are having DNS issues w/ OS X. Look into scutil.