Sometimes it’s a pain to keep track of your Raspberry Pi’s IP address. Maybe you want to plug it in on a work or friend’s network without having to plug in a keyboard and mouse. This technique is what I am using to know the IP address of my Raspberry Pi’s no matter how often […]
This is how to create a OS X El Capitan installer on a flash disk or external disk. Download OS X El Capitan from the App Store. When it finishes downloading, quit the installer. The “Install OS X El Capitan” application should be in your /Applications folder. On a side note even if you do […]
I found that it is pretty easy to bypass 2-factor auth on Yahoo services. With 2-factor enabled, and access to the user’s passwords, there is a way to take over an account without 2-factor ever being contacted. This behavior is as designed, but I think the process could use some improvement.
Was looking on Google Maps to see what time my favorite little lunch spot opened, and spotted my car on the Google Street View parked out front.
If you use Zoom controls from Accessibility system pref, and using an external monitor, you may have experienced *very* slow performance after upgrading to Yosemite. One workaround is to set Zoom Style to “Picture-in-picture”.
tcpdump out ASCII characters and not see headers -s Snap Length – Grab the entire 1500 byte packet -A ASCII -l stdout line -i interface tcpdump -s 1500 -A -l -i eth0
When you touch the Messages title bar, then click somewhere else on your screen, the messages app will move as if you dragged it. Such a strange bug and it was not sadly addressed in 10.10.1. Reproducible on any Mac, every time. How this could slip past QA is beyond me.
After installing Amazon Music on my mac, I noticed this background task “Amazon Music Helper” running. I tried to kill it, it came back. The fix I used was to remove execute permission on that file: chmod -x /Applications/Amazon\ Music.app/Contents/MacOS/Amazon\ Music\ Helper Then kill the process again and it shouldn’t come back. I have bought […]
Came across this technique to get a screen session started as another non-root user on system startup. You could have this command in /etc/rc.local or any other location that runs on system startup as root. Also, it doesn’t have to just be at system startup. These commands could be used at any time by the […]
Got 2 minutes to show off LogoHack at Netflix Hack Day – Summer 2014 (Blog Post @ techblog.netflix.com)