Working on websites on Mac can be sometimes very annoying. You are writing some piece of code and you need to transfer it every time via FTP or SFTP to a linux web server.
SSHFS (Secure SHell FileSystem) is a solution to avoid this transfer layer of your develop work. By default SSHFS is not availible in Mac OS X but it can be installed
To be a able to use SSHFS it is required to Continue reading ‘Mac OS X sshfs’
I came across this Apple specific DNS cache situation this morning.
I changed a DNS record for my GIT-server and was trying to access it again, the DNS was still showing the old IP-Address. After some attempts to clear Linux DNS cache with “rndc flush” I recognized that dns is was cached by my Mac.
Mac OS X keeps a local cache of successful resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server.
To clean DNS Cache in Mac OS X versions 10.7 and 10.8, run this command from your Terminal:
sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
Whenever you leave your place unattended you should protect data of your computer, log out of your system account, or lock it so that anyone who gains access to your workspace will be unable to access the critical programs and data that are accessible through your account.
The advantage Continue reading ‘Mac OS X lock screen’
Yesterday I connected my MacBook Pro to Arduino Duemilanove, and I was a little bit confused. I was not able to select the tty.usbserial Port to transfer my compiled code to arduino.
If you are using a USB Arduino you need to install a virtual COM Port driver to be able to connect MacBook to your Arduino.
Continue reading ‘Getting started with arduino Part III’
If you try to find a VNC client on MAC OS X you can spend a lot of time but you will not find it, but it there in the core) But, its hidden, security reasons – for sure;)
Open Finder -> Select Go -> Connect to Server…
or simple ⌘K combination
Now like in this screenshot example:
Its really easy – but all this steps must be hidden to have a great feeling of success – apple;)