Posts from 2010-08
The context menu actions can be found in the folder
~/Library/Contextual Menu Items
sudo aptitude install python-ipcalc
the needed module is /usr/share/pyshared/ipcalc.py
sudo aptitude install sipcalc
example usage: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-subnet-calculator-cidr/
sudo aptitude install ipcalc
gip - IP calculator for gnome
sudo aptitude install gip
If you follow the steps on this site you install netatalk from the Ubuntu binary archives and not from source! So make sure you use
uams_dhx2.so (as mentioned below) as auth module in order to encrypt your password.
sudo aptitude install netatalk # Edit the configuration files: sudo vim /etc/default/netatalk sudo...
Update 2011-12-20: As there is no update of iRedLite for OS X 10.7 Lion so far. You can still use it but the bindings for Preview.app are broken. A workaround is to set the buttons to actions such as Current App → Cursors Movement → Right to go one slide...
To set up incoming NAT connections to an ssh server in the guest, use the following command:
VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --natpf1 "guestssh,tcp,,2222,,22"
With the above example, all TCP traffic arriving on port 2222 on any host interface will be forwarded to port 22 in the guest. The protocol name...
sudo apt-get install compiz-bcop compiz-dev build-essential libtool libglu1-mesa-dev libxss-dev libcairo2-dev git-core x11proto-scrnsaver-dev libxss-dev mkdir -p ~/Downloads/compiz cd ~/Downloads/compiz git clone git://anongit.compiz-fusion.org/users/pafy/screensaver cd screensaver make make install
log out and back in...
Mac OS X TimeMachine is a great system to simplify backup and recovery on the desktop. But it failes if you have to backup your data after each change and not just every hour. So what you need sometimes is a triggered backup: have a look at c't TriggerBackup....
To list all ports where server software listens to on a computer running Mac OS X, run this in the terminal:
sudo lsof -i -P | grep -i "listen"
sudo apt-get install python-software-properties && sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freenx-team sudo apt-get update sudo aptitude install freenx
Now use nxsetup to install necessary files and create the special user "nx"
sudo /usr/lib/nx/nxsetup --install
If you need nxsetup binary for this check out: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeNX?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=nxsetup.tar.gz
shadow sessions on FreeNX - enables concurrent access to...
To convert the file input.flac (saved using the FLAC) to the file output.m4a (ALAC format) you can use this Terminal command:
ffmpeg -i "input.flac" -acodec alac "output.m4a" -map_meta_data input.flac:output.m4a
This needs the ffmpegX distribution for Mac OS X, which seems, however,...