Creating OSX and Windows compatible Dropbox Functionality in Windows Server 2008 R2 with Dell FS7500 NAS backend.
This took a while to figure out, mainly because I’m a unix guy trying to “figure out” Windows Server and it’s archaic ACL system and the fact that ACL’s/attributes under OSX are just insane. The main issue I had with all the other recipes on the net describing this process was that it did NOT […]
Get rid of double (triple) entries in Finder’s “Open With” Menu
Does sh*t like this make you wanna smack your mac :-) Here is a quick way to rebuild the Launch Services database and get rid of duplicates in the Open With submenu: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user This process should take about a minute or two. You should check to see […]
Setting NTP time server on Dell FS7500 through command line
SSH to the Group Interface IP (10.100 in our case) Login as “fse” Password “” At the CLI prompt check the current cluster time using system time-configuration view If the time is wrong reset it (This will turn off NTP sync) using system time-configuration -updatetime “DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS” Use the view command to check it again. […]
Renew a DHCP lease
Renew a DHCP lease: Renewing a DHCP lease via the Network System Preference Pane has the advantage of not dropping the connection, unlike switching the interface to BOOTP and back to DHCP. This command mimics that behavior. (Via MacOSXHints.com)
What Internet search would have looked like when IBM System 360 ruled the world
Google60 is Norbert Landsteiner’s art piece that tries to convey what google.com search would have looked like back in the 60’s — when IBM System 360 monsters ruled the machine rooms. An absolute gem for all the 360 nerds left out there.
Turn Your FreeNAS Box Into the Ultimate Anonymous Downloading Machine
Turn Your FreeNAS Box Into the Ultimate Anonymous Downloading Machine: Here’s how to turn your FreeNAS box into the ultimate downloading machine so you can download safely and monitor its activity from anywhere. (Via lifehacker.com)
Steve Jobs’ Speech From 1983 About Things That Didn’t Exist Until Now
Steve Jobs’ Speech From 1983 About Things That Didn’t Exist Until Now | iPhone in Canada Blog – Canada’s #1 iPhone Resource: Back in 1983, Steve Jobs spoke at International Design Conference (IDCA) in Aspen. Now, the full 1-hour audio recording of Steve’s amazing speech discussing things like wireless networking, App Store and the iPad has surfaced, thanks to folks […]
Glove Based Sign-to-Speech System
Glove Based Sign-to-Speech System: The EnableTalk system uses a glove-mounted microcontroller to collate information from a passel of onboard sensors—11 flex sensors, 8 touch sensors, 2 accelerometers, a compass, and a gyroscope—and transmit it wirelessly to a nearby computer or smartphone for translation into machine generated speech. (Via MAKE Magazine)
IOS6 Passbook “Can’t connect to iTunes Store” error fix…..
Yeah, brand new app in IOS6 and it does not work without fiddling…..Here is how you get it working: Open Settings. Open General. Open Date & Time. Switch the Set Automatically setting to Off. Open Set Date & Time. Set the date to a year ahead. Go back to the Home screen and open Passbook. […]
Insane Lego machine…..
Gotta watch this……The best 7 minutes of the week :-)