Tag: osx

Solve OSX keyboard issues running virt-manager through SSH

While testing Linux KVM on Debian 6, I choose to access the management tool, virt-manager, from my Mac, running OSX Lion, through an SSH connexion. I’m using a french keyboard and discovered that it was sending garbage to the virtual machines console. I couldn’t even use the default Ctrl+Alt key binding to get out of the console. There are a…

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Run Avidemux on Mac OS X Lion

Since I upgraded to OS X 10.7, Avidemux doesn’t work anymore. Seems that there are libraries issues. Here’s a quick (and dirty ?) trick to have in work on OS X: Download Avidemux from it’s official repository ; Open the DMG archive and copy “avidemux2” to your “Applications” folder ; Browse to the “Applications” folder, select “avidemux2” and select the…

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Time Machine server with Synology

I was using a 2TB USB disk as a Time Machine storage for my MacBook Pro. The thing is I keep forgetting to plug it to run the backup. So, I’m going to use this storage as a Time Machine remote storage with my Synology DS409-slim.

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Crucial RealSSD C300 has TRIM on Mac OS X

I had the opportunity to get a Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB at a really decent price. According to its specs, it features TRIM. This should make a perfect disk for my MacBook Pro 13″. Indeed, after a clean OS X Lion installation and the use of the TRIM Enabler utility, I have TRIM enabled of the cat: Model Name: MacBook…

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