Category: Mac OS X

Apple Mac Mavericks / Yosemite – Refresh Shared Computers in Finder

Sometimes the list of shared computers on the network will not refresh within Finder. To fix this issue, re-launch the Finder, from the dock. You can do this by: – Hold down the Alt key and right-click on the Finder icon in the dock. The pop-up menu should include Relaunch as the last item. Click […]

How to Make a Bootable Mavericks Install Drive

I needed to make a bootable Mavericks install drive using a USB flash drive. I followed option 1 from the below site and it worked perfectly! http://www.macworld.com/article/2056561/how-to-make-a-bootable-mavericks-install-drive.html Copied here for future reference: Option 1: Use createinstallmedia Hidden inside the Mavericks installer is a Unix program calledcreateinstallmedia, provided by Apple for creating a bootable Mavericks installer. […]

Using Private Keys with SSH login Without Password on Mac OS X

Here’s an excellent write-up for setting up SSH access using private keys to connect to other Linux/Unix servers without having to enter a password. http://smbjorklund.no/ssh-login-without-password-using-os-x Copied here for reference. Tired of typing passwords to SSH servers you often access? Well get used to it! Passwords provide a high level of security, but but it have […]

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