Add Public SSH Key to Remote Server in a Single Command

Add Public SSH Key to Remote Server in a Single Command From HowToGeek

If you want to setup SSH keys to allow logging in without a password, you can do so with a single command.

The first thing you’ll need to do is make sure you’ve run the keygen command to generate the keys:

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Reset Mac OSX User Password Without CD disk from command line

Forgot your mac admin password? Just want root?

This works on mac OS X Tiger – Snow Leopard

Reboot your mac When you hear the chime, Hold apple + s (this puts you in single user mode) Upon reaching the terminal prompt input the following:

mount -uw / rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone shutdown -r now

What have . . . → Read More: Reset Mac OSX User Password Without CD disk from command line

connect to windows share from a mac

Need to connect to a windows share from Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard? Here’s how to..

1. Open Finder 2. Menu “Go” -> “Connect to Server” 3. Type in smb://[ip_of_windows_share]/[sharename] 4. Click “connect” 5. When prompted for authentication use ‘[username]‘ (no quotes, if this is part of a windows domain and you are . . . → Read More: connect to windows share from a mac

compare two files freeware

Howto: Compare two files using freeware or open source

Diffmerge is my favorite program (open source at least) that I use to compare files.

From their website:

DiffMerge is an application to visually compare and merge files for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

DiffMerge in Vault

DiffMerge was developed as the internal compare/merge tool . . . → Read More: compare two files freeware

Freeware: TrueCrypt Hard Disk Encryption

TrueCrypt is by far my favorite hard disk encryption program.  It works on Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. and is open source.

Main Features: Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk. Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive. Encrypts a partition or drive . . . → Read More: Freeware: TrueCrypt Hard Disk Encryption

Freeware Mac: Instantshot is an Awesome Screenshot App

Instantshot is by far my favorite screen capture program for the Mac.  It sits in your toolbar and you can have captures auto-save to the folder of your choice (I generally have them save to my dropbox so the screenshots are synced to the dropbox instance on my PC).

Below is an explanation of the . . . → Read More: Freeware Mac: Instantshot is an Awesome Screenshot App