I recently had a problem after upgrading to a new Macbook Pro. Deleting files required me to enter my password every time. The problem started after I had manually copied a few files across to the new Mac running OSX Mavericks. Only these copied files were affected by the problem. After some mucking around, I worked out […]
You might have noticed that over the last few weeks, I’ve been looking at ways I can improve the way I work in an attempt to be more productive. Last week, I shared a little about using accessible document storage to improve the way you share information.
Recently, on my CentOS server, I had my system error log at /var/log/messages flooded with a whole heap of lines like the one below. server01 atd: File a0001001567d06 is in wrong format – aborting Naturally, this continued until the server ran out of disk space and died. I couldn’t work out how the issue actually […]
Earlier this week, I went to setup aliases on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion) and couldn’t get the terminal to read the .bashrc file. It turns out that Mac OSX loads .bash_profile instead of .bashrc. So I spent some time searching and found out that OSX will check a few files for additional shell config ~/.bash_profile, […]