Tag: Mac OS X

Your Mac Won’t Reboot when Installing Mac OS X Lion – Reset Your PRAM

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Overseeing the Mac OS X Lion upgrade of all the Macs at Work, I’ve seen the Lion installs generally be the easiest OS X Upgrade ever. But I wasted almost two days upgrading one of our Mac Pros….

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Bonjour / AVAHI & Netatalk to share files files between Ubuntu 10.4 & Mac OS X

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It use to be somewhat difficult to have Filesystems on an Ubuntu system show up on the Mac Finder the same way that other Mac Filesystems would show up. There has been the Open Source Unix implementation of…

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HBase/Hadoop on Mac OS X (Pseudo-Distributed)

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I wanted to do some experimenting with various tools for doing Hadoop and HBase activities and didn’t want to have to bother making it work with our Cluster in the Cloud. I just wanted a simple experimental environment…

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Installing Apache Thrift on Ubuntu and Leopard

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The instructions for installing the Apache Thrift on the Wiki missed a few key things in terms of installing on Ubuntu (8.04 in my case) and Macintosh OS X Leopard (10.5.6). Gitting the latest source For instance they…

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