Category Archives: Mac OS

Upgrading bash in OSX

Upgrading To upgrade bash you need to install bash via brew: brew install bash then add /usr/local/bin/bash to /etc/shells and change the default shell with following command: chsh -s /usr/local/bin/bash Check if your bash version is ok: bash –version if its not, go to /etc/paths and shift /usr/local/bin to be over the /bin Reference… Read More »

Problems with .png files on OSX

Sometimes when .png file comes out directly from “cinema4d” there are some problems that it looks differently in Chrome and Firefox on OSX. To solve it, download this app (unfortunately only for windows): and remove unnecessary chunks.

Locking Mac Screen

To lock your screen you can use a key-combination of: SHIFT + CTRL + EJECT You need to also enable a “Require password after sleep or screen saver begins” feature in “System Preferences -> Security.

Connecting with Virtual Machines on Mac

First of all, please download “Remote Desktop” (Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.1.1) from this website: then open the “Remote Desktop Connection” app, and specify the IP address. When system will be loaded use the username and password to log in.

Where can I find the previous versions of Mozilla Firefox ?

Mozilla allows us to download all releases from this location: Shortcuts: Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Mozilla Firefox 3.0 How to use all of them ? Double click each package and when installer ask you to move the .app file to “Applications” folder, do that, but to “Desktop”. Rename them: and now move… Read More »

How to create empty spaces in Dock

Today I found a nice post about the way to create a spaces in the Dock. Just execute 2 following commands in your terminal: defaults write persistent-apps -array-add ‘{"tile-type"="spacer-tile";}'</li> killall Dock If you want to remove it, drop them to the trash. UPDATE: Replace the quotation mark characters with the keyboard, because after you… Read More »