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macOS 10.14 Mojave Darkmode only for menubar

macos dark mode mojave

If you prefere the old “dark mode” where only the menu bar and the dock were dark you can still enable it by using a single cli command:

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macOS 10.12 Sierra recovery usb stick

macos recovery rescue usb stick sierra

The procedure to create a macOS Sierra recovery usb key is the same as it was for El Capitan:

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delete zfs snapshots

linux zfs

Oneliner which lists all snapshots of a dataset, discards those which match against grep an feeds the remaining ones to zfs destroy command

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OS X 10.11 El Capitan recovery usb stick

osx recovery rescue usb stick el capitan

The procedure to create a OS X El Capitan recovery usb key is the same as it was for Yosemite:

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deleting timemachine backups

osx time machine backup cleanup

Have you ever wanted to clean up your Time Machine backup destination? With these two little command you can list all Backups your Time Machine did and delete those you don’t need any more.

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change permissions recursively

linux osx permissions

Sometime you may need to execute a command recursively on certain type of object. For example you may need to change permissions to all files in the current directory and all subdirectories but not the directories. Therefore you can use the find utility.

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resetting the terminal

linux terminal reset

Sometimes weird things are happening and you see only garbage inside you terminal.

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disable icloud as default save location

icloud osx
disable icloud as default save location If you don’t want to use iCloud as your default location for saving document just enter the following command in a Terminal defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false

enable ipv6 privacy extension in debian linux

debian linux ipv6

At least when using/installing a desktop environment this should be enabled by default

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serial console in debian linux

linux debian serial console

To get full access to your Linux Server via a serial connection you need a few little tweaks. You have to tell grub to use the serial console and to display a simple chooser. You also have to tell the kernel to print its output to the serial port as well.

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apache2 ssl enabled vhost with client certificate

apache2 webserver linux certificate

To create a ssl secured apache vhost which requires client certificates for parts of the website add the following

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asus r252b keyboard error

linux kernel keyboard

After installing ARCH Linux on a Asus EEE PC R252B I noticed that sometimes the Keyboard stops working during OS startup. (Keyboard works propperly in BIOS)

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nagios external commands in debian linux

nagios debian linux

To enable checking for external commands in nagios3:

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custom icons for removeable drives in os x

osx icons

Custom icons are stored in the filesystem which means that you can change any drive, folder or file icon as long as it contains/is on a writeable filesystem. 🙂

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delete entry from ip conntrack

iptables linux firewall

Somtimes you have to forget just one connection… 😉

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remove backuppc backups manually

backuppc linux backup
This is an example how to remove backup number 45 from localhost su -l backuppc cd /var/lib/backuppc/pc/localhost rm -fR 45 That will delete the backup, then you need to run the /usr/share/backuppc/bin/BackupPC_nightly 0 255 to actually remove the files from the pool.

disable local timemachine snapshots

osx backup timemachine snapshot

to retrieve expensive disk space on your local SSD you can disable Time Machine’s local snapshot feature. But remember to keep your external backup up to date 😉

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create timelapse move from pictures

imagemagick ffmpg timelapse

A fast and simple way to create timelapse movies out of a bunch of pictures,…

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dump os x keychain

osx keychain password dump

The Following command dumps the OS X Keychain into a filename

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cleanup os x lounchpad

osx launchpad

To clean up the OS X lounchpad do the following in a Terminal

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reset open with list in os x

osx

To reset the “Open With” list enter in a Terminal:

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