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How To Export VMX to OVA in VMware Fusion 11

Introduction While migrating to a new iMac ran into an issue involving a VM being corrupted after migrating to the new iMac, luckily the old iMac was still available to access the VM. When digging into the VMware Fusin interface did not see a GUI entry for exporting a VMX to an OVA, only import feature. With a bit of digging found that the ovftool is installed and you can use the CLI method to export to... read more

How To Create Bootable Installer for macOS Catalina

Introduction So the time has come and you want to re-image your MAC, but you need the boot media to install a clean copy. In this post we will cover how to create a bootable USB installation of macOS Catalina (10.15). The process is not very complex which we will cover. Getting Installation Code First step is to get the macOS Catalina app and install it to you system. open the macOS Catalina page on the... read more

How to Digitize Your Records with Audacity

Introduction Remember the days of sitting around listening to records growing up? The sound of the cracking hissing and even the occasional skip. If not that’s ok it is making a comeback even in this digital age we live in. Some of us have old records lying around and want to listen to those great songs that may not be available for digital download or use on our iPod or Android devices and would... read more

How to Install GIMP 2.9.x on OSX and Windows

Introduction If you are a Linux user you know of GIMP or for that matter a user of OpenSource applications. To me the GIMP is the answer for image editing and creation as apposed to Photoshop or other pay for editing programs. The GIMP is part of a sweet of OpenSource tools available for image manipulation. In  this post we will cover how to install the un-stable version of GIMP (2.9.x) on Mac OS X and... read more

Microsoft Releases PowerShell for Linux and OSX

Alright, I hear the comments now from the Linux guys, me included. PowerShell on Linux? Well yes, Microsoft has released PowerShell for Linux and OS X. It is available here https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell. Feeling a bit adventurous? Go ahead and download the Alpha and start playing. Here are the Installation instructions as per Microsoft. Currently supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, CentOS 7,... read more

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