Category: Apple

Experiences with Apple produces.

Mplayer – clear history on Mac OS X

Clearing the history of the Mplayer gui  is not always working. For me worked this command line command: defaults delete org.niltsh.MPlayerX.LSSharedFileList RecentDocuments Found on: http://blog.linmic.me/?p=394

Mac OS X – print screen – screenshot

To make screen shots on a Mac is much more comfortable than on a windows based system without additional tooling like Gadwin Printscreen.   The keyboard shortcuts are taken from the Apple Support Page: Command-Shift-3 Capture the screen to a…

mac routing – add new route

Sometimes you do net get an IP automatically. But this is not a big problem. You can add IP addresses and routes manualy. You can use the “Network Manager” –>  “Open Network Prefereneces” But I prefer the shell commands. Verify…

diskdump (dd) on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2

Just a short notice: After 2 month my MacBook Pro hard drive crashed. (its always good to have a backup 😉 ) I just got it back pre-installed. To save this image I just entered “recovery mode” opened a Terminal…

Apple Mac Book Pro 8.2 impressions

After using my Mac Book Pro now for at least two month I can say the following: It is working. I really like the style of Moc OS X Lion The Hardware it brilliant, even though it is s quite sensible cover…

mac os x – wget

I realized that wget is not part of mac os x lion. I did not find a binary that you can just install and be happy. But luckily curl is installed. Curl is able to replace wget bey using “curl…

force unmount on mac os

Sometimes you need to unmount a device e.g. a SSHFS mounted volume. The server goes offline or you don’t have access to it anymore. I will explain on the procedure on the sample device “foobar”.   Check your mount points:…