Updated : Feb 22, 2015 in MAC OS X

Creating a Mavericks MAC OS X Install USB Stick

In order to install a OS X Mavericks completely fresh on a new hard disk from scratch, here are the recommended steps: 1 - Get…

Updated : Sep 07, 2012 in Linux

HowTo Flush Linux dns cache

This article is bee extracted from the URL: http://www.inetdaemon.com/tutorials/internet/dns/servers/caching.shtml of which many thanks for posting the article. I extracted what I needed and posted it…

Updated : Aug 13, 2012 in MAC OS X

Activating TRIM for SSDs on MAC OSX Lion

Did you just buy an SSD for your MAC running Lion and would like to get the best of it? A short explanation: In normal…

Updated : Mar 26, 2012 in Linux

VPN Server and clients HOW-TO

Hi Folks, there are a lot of VPN howtos out there and here I am making one more. Well if the format I'm putting it…

Updated : Jul 17, 2011 in MAC OS X

Resetting the default screen resolution in MAC OS X 10.6.x (Snow Leopard)

Just as I thought that Mac was having it perfect in the area of screen resolution and detection, suddenly my MacBook Pro started to display…

Updated : May 20, 2010 in Linux

Speeding up Firefox Browser

Google Chrome has now eclipsed Mozilla Firefox in the speed category. However, I still use Firefox as my main web browser because it is still…

Updated : May 20, 2010 in MAC OS X

Solution to aslmanager process high CPU usage

Since the new migration of log files management from syslogd to aslmanager it is possible to encounter some problems regarding the high CPU usage by…

Updated : Apr 29, 2010 in MAC OS X

How to disable Spotlight in MAC OS X

If you're like me, sometimes Spotlight has driving my MAC very hot with the process 'mds'. To disable Spotlight do the following: open the Terminal…

Updated : Feb 20, 2010 in MAC OS X

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…

Updated : Feb 14, 2010 in Bash

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…