OS X

Download files from the web via the OS X command line

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I am frequently developing web pages and often times I find it frustrating when I can not restart my browser because I’m in the middle of a download. So when I need to download a large file and I don’t want to have to worry about whether or not Safari or Firefox continues to run […]

OS X

Install wget in Mac OS X Without Homebrew or MacPorts

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The command line tool wget lets you retrieve a group of files from FTP and HTTP protocols, it’s a very useful utility for web developers and powerusers to have around because it lets you do things like perform quick and dirty site backups and even mirror websites locally. This approach is going to build and install wget in […]

Migration

Move data from an old Mac to a new Mac

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How to use Migration Assistant with a new installation When you first fire up your new Mac, you’ll be compelled to walk through the setup process. Early in that process you’ll be offered the opportunity to transfer data from your old Mac to the new one via a wired Ethernet connection. This is your first […]

OS X

How to restore data from Time Machine in Mountain Lion

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Restore a single file or folder If you’re looking for a certain file or folder, start by connecting the external drive that you use for Time Machine backups or by making sure that you can connect to your Time Capsule. Click the Time Machine item in the menu bar at the top of your screen […]

CentOS

Get NIC working in Hyper V for CentOS

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Create a new VM in Hyper V – 2GB ram, 60GB disk, using CentOS-6.4x86_64-minimal.iso from Public Mirror list from www.centos.org (If moving VM – you will need to modify MAC address in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file) and then: After completing this now we need to reload udev configuration to reflect the changes:start_udev Create the /etc/sysconfig/network file. This […]