Category: MAC OS X

Mac hardware and softwaer tweeks in order to get what we want out of MAC.


aslmanager hangs with high cpu load

I’ve been looking for a solution against the periodic problem of having aslmanager use a high cpu load. As far as I could read in Google, many people think that it’s due to a curruption of the aslmanager database. So here is a solution that was suggested in a forum. Since my aslmanager process was …

Bash, MAC OS X

Replacing the missing ‘tac’ command in MAC OS X

After looking into Fink Command and Porticus I could not find the GNU command ‘tac’ for writing bash scripts. So I found these replacements which works well from the following link (Thanks guys :-)) Normal use of tac: …..| tac |……. Replacement Nr. 1 …..| awk ‘{print NR,$0}’ | sort -nr | sed ‘s/^[0-9]* …


Problem: aslmanager takes up to 99% CPU

Taken from: Here “So aslmanager is taking 99% and hangs when started. Why does aslmanager need 99% of CPU and 2+ GB footprint?” In past versions of Mac OS X, system and process log messages were received and managed by “syslogd” and the “syslog” utility. Under Mac OS X 10.5.6 Apple has included a …

Linux, MAC OS X

Using iTERM – The best terminal program for Linuxers

Configuration file: The full Config Plist is ~/Library/Preferences/com.googlecode.iterm2.plist it seem that it may be used to store the defaults values at startup, but the main one is the first one. Modifying/replacing the configuration file: Preferences are cached in 10.9. See If you edit a plist file directly or replace the plist of an application, …