Tag Archives: os x

Ubuntu, VirtualBox, OS X and Keyboards

Today i wanted to use scm manager. This appliance is available as a virtual machine image. I chose the variant for VirtualBox. Advertisements

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Installing Docker on OS X Homebrew

Everybody is talking docker, bsd jail, container virtualization and that it is easy, great and all… I got infected, too. But since docker is a linux thing there’re a few steps required to get it going on OS X. And … Continue reading

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Ejecting optical media

Sometimes the “Eject Button” to eject optical media like cd or dvd doesn’t work. This can happen due to a bad media inserted or else. How to get the damn thing out without opening the case? In the ol’ days … Continue reading

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Using Homebrew to install software with OS X

Homebrew is an easy to use tool for installing software to OS X. It’s a bit like debians apt but relies on git and ruby. I use it to install application servers like wildfly, databases or tools like maven. ruby … Continue reading

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Show open Ports on Mac OS X

On linux you might be using something like “netstat -atp…” to show open ports (and their processes). On OS X this doesn’t work – a different approach is neeed: sudo lsof -i -P | | egrep –color -i listen this post was … Continue reading

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