1. Fixing OS X ACL Entries for Deleted Users

    Thu 29 August 2013
    By John Mark Schofield in Technology

    I had my favorite kind of consulting gig recently -- a friend who runs a consulting company called, and said he had a problem his guys couldn't figure out. I love being tech support for other smart geeks!

    It's pretty hard to find a solution to this on Google, so I …

    Tagged as: Consulting Os X
  2. OS X Docs are Wrong; How To Run Periodic Maintenance

    Thu 12 March 2009
    By John Mark Schofield in Technology

    I just reimaged my laptop, and discovered that the "apropos" command had nothing in its database. (You use "apropos" to look up man pages related to a topic. It looks through an index to find appropriate pages to list, and the periodic maintenance tasks had not created the index.) OK …

    Tagged as: Os X
  3. Seamless SSH

    Mon 09 June 2008
    By John Mark Schofield in Technology

    I'm transitioning my daily work desktop from OS X Leopard to Kubuntu Hardy. (I'll be writing more about that in the future.) My job is split between managing people and doing development and system administration for a bunch of Ubuntu boxes, so running the same platform that I'm administering makes …

    Tagged as: Linux Os X Obsolete

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