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” . . . → Read More: Configure postfix with Gmail via Webmin

Mac svn finder

Here’s a tool that integrates svn in to your finder

SCPlugin allows access to Subversion commands from the Mac OS X Finder

http://scplugin.tigris.org/servlets/ProjectProcess

 

Below are some screen captures of the SCPlugin code. Click any image for a full-size version.

The command contextual menu.

File badges, showing version control state.

Repository checkout

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ssh port forwarding example

mysql_ssh_port_forward

A ssh port forwarding example would be to map a remote host’s 3306 port to your local machines 3306 port over ssh.

Remote Host: 192.168.0.1 Your Host: localhost

To port forward a mysql connection on a remote host to your local host you would run:

ssh -L 3306:localhost:3306 [email protected]

Once this is mapped you can . . . → Read More: ssh port forwarding example

extend mac desktop to another computer

 

teleport

version 1.1 | download

Description

teleport lets you use a single mouse and keyboard to control several Macs. Simply reach an edge of your screen, and your mouse teleports to your nearby Mac, which also becomes controlled by your keyboard. The pasteboard can be synchronized, and you can even drag & drop files . . . → Read More: extend mac desktop to another computer

mac remove onboot firmware password get root

Steps:

open up the macbook pro/mac tower Remove some ram turn mac on Zap the Pram by holding down Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down until the computer reboots itself three times Shut down mac replace ram turn mac on and hold command + S until you are . . . → Read More: mac remove onboot firmware password get root

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