Mounting Shares via SSHFS with Fuse for OS X and Macfusion

Mounting Shares via SSHFS with Fuse for OS X and Macfusion

 

Apple’s OS X Lion operating system is a fussier cat than its predecessors in a few regards – specifically, printing and access to mounted network shares. Fortunately we’ve come up with some work-arounds! A solution for printing issues can be found here, while this . . . → Read More: Mounting Shares via SSHFS with Fuse for OS X and Macfusion

convert .crt .key or .pfx to .pem

Objective

Convert your .crt and .key or .pfx file to a .pem file

Tools

OpenSSL- This tool will do the conversion Note: If you have Visual SVN Server then openssl is located at:

“%VISUALSVN_SERVER%\bin\openssl” Converting .crt .key to .pem

This section describes how to convert a .crt and .key file to .pem

Linux/Unix/MacOS/Windows Convert .crt . . . → Read More: convert .crt .key or .pfx to .pem

Howto use command line SVN on Mac OSX

Objective Use the command line SVN client on Mac OS X

Subversion was built to be used with the command line subversion client (not the bastardized GUI clients that are being sold on the market right now).

As such my instructions are for the native command line subversion client “svn”

Instructions

These instructions detail . . . → Read More: Howto use command line SVN on Mac OSX

join mp3 files single file

Goal: join mp3 files single file

Download mp3wrap

Installation

mp3wrap is cross-platform (Windows, Linux, and Mac).

Windows

Download from sourceforge here

Mac

You will need to use Mac Ports and run command:

sudo port install mp3wrap Linux – Ubuntu sudo apt-get install mp3wrap Linux – CentOS yum install mp3wrap Using mp3wrap

In this example we . . . → Read More: join mp3 files single file

iMac can’t eject disc

If you cannot eject the disk from your iMac, Macbook, or any other type of Mac try this fix:

Start Terminal, paste this in, and hit enter:

drutil tray eject

 

You may have to run the command a few times for it to eject.

detect flashback mac

F-Secure  has created a free tool that automates the detection and removal of the widespread Flashback Mac OS X malware.

How to use the tools:

1) Download FlashbackRemoval.zip to the Mac machine you want to scan. 2) Double-click the zip package to unzip it in the current folder. 3) Double-click the FlashBack Removal app to run the tool. 4) Follow the instructions to check . . . → Read More: detect flashback mac

SVN password caching issues with SVNKit and Eclipse on Mac OS X

When using Mac OS X, you will encounter issues when using SVNKit as the SVN interface from within Eclipse when your SVN password changes. To alleviate the issue, you should install the JavaHL Subversion client and leverage this SVN interface from within Eclipse instead. You may need admin privileges on your computer to perform these . . . → Read More: SVN password caching issues with SVNKit and Eclipse on Mac OS X

command tab not working snow leopard

I recently had an issue where command + tab would not show all of my currently running applications.

I loaded up console messages and saw this: 1/18/12 11:26:49 PM 11:26:49 PM com.apple.Dock.agent[901] 901 Wed Jan 18 23:26:49 mac Dock[901] : kCGErrorIllegalArgument: CGSSetWindowTransformsAtPlacement: Failed

The solution? Run this from terminal to restart the dock: # . . . → Read More: command tab not working snow leopard

netstat pid mac

having trouble identifying the pid using netstat on a mac?

Try this instead: # sudo lsof -i -P

This will list all open files and the current socket they are using and the actual port (using an integer).

Configure postfix with Gmail via Webmin

Configure postfix with Gmail via Webmin

This assumes the user has webmin installed and understands how to log in and use it. (Usually bring it up in a browser at https://localhost:10000 )

Make sure that postfix is installed. In Webmin this is done by going to “System”, “Software Packages” then clicking on “Package from APT” and . . . → Read More: Configure postfix with Gmail via Webmin