Last week’s mac techmail was Protect your privacy with Little Snitch for Mac which talks about Little Snitch, one of my absolute favourite and essential mac software tools. Little Snitch is an outbound firewall, so it will alert you if any applications try to make outbound connections (anything from a new browser trying to get(…)
Last week’s mac techmail was Use Microsoft Remote Desktop from a Mac with CoRD. It talks about using the CoRD application to remotely control Windows systems (or Linux systems using xrdp). I’ve been told that Microsoft provides a Remote Desktop Client for the mac, but I hadn’t found it at the time of the writing.(…)
This week’s mac techmail is Mounting NFS volumes in OS X which takes a bit of a tour on how to mount NFS volumes on a mac (which is not nearly as user-friendly as it should be).
This week’s techmail is Setting the record straight on sudo which I wrote as a rebuttal to another, rather ignorant, rant against the use of sudo. I get it, the author uses Ubuntu and probably doesn’t give much thought to the fact that Ubuntu really shouldn’t use sudo the way it does, but there were(…)
Last week’s mac techmail was How Thunderbird 3 works on Mac OS X: Better than Apple Mail? which took a look at some of the improvements in the latest Mozilla Thunderbird 3 and how it compares to Apple Mail in Snow Leopard. Is one better than the other? I look at a few areas to(…)
This week’s mac TechMail is Install open source software on your Mac easily with Fink. I love Fink. One of the first things I install on any OS X computer I setup is Fink. It gives me all the goodies I’m used to on Linux and makes the CLI so much more bearable (using the(…)