Tag: Macintosh

Install Wine on Mac Mountain Lion with Homebrew

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It was nice to see that I could brew install wine Until it failed trying to install libicns: ==> ./configure –prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/libicns/0.8.1 ==> make install _WritePNGImage in icns2png.o ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture i386 clang: error: linker command failed…

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Install Pgrep and PKill for Mac OS X with Brew

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My fingers still tend to do ps ax | grep some_program_name_I_want_to_kill and then do a kill 2012 to kill that process. Then I remember that I could use pgrep and/or pkill to do the same kind of thing….

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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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Getting Comments/Annotations in LyX to show up in PDF

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I’ve started to use Lyx to do our technical documentation (Oh how I wish I could use Framemaker on the Mac, but Adobe destroyed the best tool for technical documentation  and made it only available on the legacy…

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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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