Tag Archives: mac

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: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads 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: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases 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 »

Enabling bash terminal highlightning

Open ~/.profile Add following lines: export CLICOLOR=1 export LSCOLORS=CxFxCxDxbxegedabagacad Colors: a black b red c green d brown e blue f magenta c cyan h light grey A block black, usually shows up as dark grey B bold red C bold green D bold brown, usually shows up as yellow E bold blue F bold… Read More »

SSH Connection

Open terminal and type: ssh <host> -l <username> <password> Then log in as sudo if needed: sudo su – Other useful commands: – Logging in to mysql: mysql -h <host> -u <username> -p – Logging in to mysql on some port: mysql -h <host> -u <username> -p –port=<port> use <db-name> source <sql-file> – Unzipping: unzip… 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 com.apple.dock 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 »