Category Archives: macOS

Finding Fantastic Fonts – dafont.com

This Tech Trinket is very simple. I was looking for some holiday themed fonts recently and remembered dafont.com. The site has thousands to choose from and you can see what they look like before downloading. As for usage rights, most have … Continue reading

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Snippets on GitHub

I finally started putting up some things at GitHub. You’re not going to find “the next big thing” there like other projects, but I’ve put together a small collection of scripts that I use in my daily life that I … Continue reading

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Packaging Homebrew Binaries for .pkg Distribution

One of the things Homebrew offers the macOS is a vast library of prebuilt binaries and/or the ability to install and compile on-the-fly and have everything “just work.” But, what if you need just one of these compiled binaries for deployment … Continue reading

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Increase Max Files Open/Max User Processes in OS X

Recently I ran into an issue where my OS X Server would become laggy for periods of time and just didn’t seem to be responding as I expected. Now, I do quite a lot with it and between being my … Continue reading

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BarTunes – Control iTunes from the Menubar

BarTunes is a neat little app that lives in your macOS (formally OS X) menubar. It gives you RW/play-pause/FF controls along with album art in the menubar. You can also rate songs directly via the drop-down menu. So far this mirrors … Continue reading

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Create a Standard Sophos Mac Installer pkg for Enterprise Deployment

At work, we use Sophos Anti-Virus for our Macs. We’ve have had it for almost a decade and have had few, if any, issues with it. One of the last items we had left over from our monolithic deployment image was … Continue reading

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