The instructions on how to automatically mount NTFS drives/volumes as Read/Write on El Capitan 10.11
The instructions on how to automatically mount NTFS drives/volumes as Read/Write (originally found on Stack Exchange: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/180248) worked great. However after installing software updates to 10.10.4 (at present) this stopped working and reverted to mounting as read-only. Most likely that the /sbin/mount_ntfs binary was replaced and the link to the osxfuse/ntfs-3g version removed. Relinking got it … [Read more…]
Name resolution broken? It was for me using IOS8 or OS X Yosemite to connect to a corporate Windows Server 2008 PPTP VPN. It worked fine before the upgrades using IOS7 and Mavericks, hostnames ending in .local resolved fine and remote desktop connection worked fine. After googling, I began by thinking the problem was caused … [Read more…]
To get the greatest speeds from AirDrop it is usually best to disconnect from the wireless network and take advantage of the peer-to-peer nature of AirDrop. This can be achieved by either deleting the network from Network Preferences, which is not convenient at all, or by using the airport utility.
Instructions for installing MySQL and some helpers.
Secure Shell (SSH) provides a secure channel to a remote server for command execution, file copy, tunnelling, etc., and is essential for administering those remote servers. SSH uses public key cryptography to encrypt communication via a public and private key. The private key must be kept secret by the sender and is used to encrypt data. The public key … [Read more…]