Let me help you install IOTstack on a Mac Mini. Why? Just because you can? Well, maybe. The true motivation, however, is that I had an un(der)used late 2012 Mac Mini at home that looked to be perfectly suited to run a few Docker containers. The IOTstack README introduces the project like this: IOTstack is […]
Yes, Apple did forget to include a dial pad for FaceTime on the Mac. Says who? I do. Every now and then I make short posts about Apple macOS/Mac behavior I observe that annoys or delights me enough to spend time writing a post. It isn’t all perfectly thought through that gets the Apple design […]
Sitting in the office, coming across an NYT article about Steve Perry. No time to read right now, printing it to read later in the train. F… picked the wrong printer; the one at home. Print job sitting in the queue looking for printer. Opening the right printer via system preferences Drag and drop job […]
I understand a Thunderbird iCloud calendar sync may be a niche use case. However, if you’re stuck with it you don’t care how much of a niche it is. You’ll want clear instructions how to fix you problem, that is how to add an iCloud calendar to Thunderbird – and you’ll get just that here. […]
http://osxdaily.com/2011/07/08/make-a-bootable-mac-os-x-10-7-lion-installer-from-a-usb-flash-drive/ really helped.
I was shocked when I realized how skinny Steve Jobs has become. The below picture from WWDC 2011 is seriously scary. He seems to walk on toothpick legs; just skin an bones. I’m worried, truly worried.
I recently managed to mess up my Mac mini while resetting PRAM and NVRAM. I did reset them indeed but something got corrupted because the mini would hang at the blue screen with the spinning beach ball re-appearing time and time again. Strangely I could still connect to it with SSH and file sharing worked, […]
I was recently invited by Apple to take part in one of their customer support surveys. Besides the somewhat strange URL I noticed an all too familiar favicon: yes, Apple runs JBoss (Web). Of course I played around with the URL a little…here comes the confirmation, it’s JBoss Web 2.2.1: