Oh man I just realized that I never ran “sudo port uninstall inactive” and I have reclaimed… hmm… 5 gigs? It’s as simple as that – if you’re using macports for a while and you’ve been using “sudo port upgrade outdated” to upgrade, make sure you remove the old versions because after a while that […]
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X11 Forwarding via SSH from OpenBSD 4.4 to OS X 10.5.5
Does it work? The answer is yes! 🙂 All you have to do is edit the sshd_config file on the OpenBSD machine and set X11Forwarding to yes, then fire up X (I’m using XQuartz 2.3.2 (xorg-server 1.4.2-apple18)) and in an xterm (or Terminal.app!) enter ssh -Y user@openbsd_machine program Voila! P.S.: Actually, you don’t even have […]
Why won't airport auto join my network?
If you have a mac and use wireless to connect, you might expect that it will automatically join your wireless network after you tell it to “remember this network”. I know on my old powerbook it did, and on my girlfriend’s macbook it auto-joins too. So I started wondering why my macbook pro just wouldn’t […]
DHCP Renaming your mac?
The DHCP server at my office was reconfigured yesterday and it started forcing my macbook pro to change it’s name. I like having my host name remain constant for various reasons, so I asked in #macosx and some kind user there pointed me to this blog post: http://www.elharo.com/blog/software-development/web-development/2005/11/29/setting-a-permanent-host-name-in-mac-os-x/ It works on leopard, in case you’re […]
Security Update Breaks SSH on OS X
If you installed Security Update 002 for leopard and suddenly ssh tells you “bus error”, the answer lies here: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=6863360#6863360 Apparently the guys at rogue amoeba have some work to do – we need instant hijack! If you are too lazy to read that thread, the fix is: sudo /usr/local/hermes/bin/hermesctl unload thereby uninstalling instant hijack […]