Category: Mac OS X

  • Adding apps to the Finder Toolbar

    Where before you could simply drag any icon up to the Finder toolbar and hold it there for a second to add it, you now need to first hold down Option+Command and then start dragging the desired icon to the toolbar. You can still remove the icons the same way as before: holding down Command, […]

  • Installing Node.js and NPM on Mac OSX

    The Node.js site has finally started building packages for node.js instead of requiring users to install using source. The download page can be found on the page for Node.js Downloads.

  • OpenSSH Public Key Authentication

    Key Generation ssh-keygen -q -f ~/.ssh/id_rsa -t rsa Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): … Enter same passphrase again: … Key Distribution # first, upload public key from client to server scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub user@server.example.org: # next, setup the public key on server cat ~/id_rsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys chmod 600 ~/.ssh/authorized_keys rm ~/id_rsa.pub Create Public Key From […]

  • DarwinPorts brought back to life as MacPorts

    The DarwinPorts project that we all know and love has been reincarnated under the name MacPorts. It has been added to the Mac OS Forge project community. They are currently in the process of migrating everything over but you can expect to see it up and running again very soon.

  • Create A Favorites List In Your Dock

    Found this little tip on the Apple website. Very useful if you use a lot of applications on a somewhat regular basis. dding folders to the right side of your dock can be a real timesaver, and two of the most popular folders to add to the dock are your home folder and your Applications […]