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How To Create a Bootable OS X Yosemite USB Installation Disk

Ever wondered how to create a bootable USB for installing OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite)? Well I did and here is how it is done and it is not all that hard. First part is to go to the App STore and download OS X Yosemite. This will take awhile to complete as it is a 5.27 GB download. While that is downloading you can get your 8 GB or higher USB key inserted and ready. Once the download has completed the... read more

Enable Hidden ~/Library folder in Lion

Starting with Lion Apple has decided to hide ~/Library file, the reason makes sense as to prevent accidental deletion of configuration files and settings. But for hackers and tweakers this is a nuisance. The Library folder contains many of the resources that installed applications need to use, including application preference files, application support files, plug-in folders, and new with Lion, the plists... read more

xterm-256color error in Fedora 18 and 19

After upgrading to the latest release of Fedora I started noticing an error when connecting to older RHEL and Solaris servers and getting an error. This change was implemented in Fedora 18 to allow for support of 256 color terminals. xterm-256color: Unknown terminal type I don't know what kind of terminal you are on - all I have is 'xterm-256color' 12 xterm-256color: Unknown terminal typeI don't know what... read more

Installing Bluefish 2.2.3 on Mac OSX Lion 10.7

Now that I have started using OSX as another OS I started looking for a good free HTML editor. Of course being a Linux user I always look at OpenSource alternatives.Well, Bluefish is one that popped up. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdevelopers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages... read more

Booting OS X Snow Leopard in 32 bit mode

Recently ran into an issue on a MacBook Pro and programming a Logitech Harmony 900 remote with communication when uploading the new configuration. The Program would just prompt to plugin the remote to the USB and would never recognize it was plugged in. After doing a bit of digging in the forums found the issue was with the Mac OS X drivers from Logitech for Harmony Remote 7.7.0 were 32 bit only.... read more

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