How to prepare your Python (2.7) sandbox in your Mac
We will likely encounter version conflicts if we’re working on multiple projects and just using the system Python. It’s a common and best practice to use a sandboxed environment (virtualenv) to prevent conflicting version requirements of packages and for us not to worry about messing up our system’s Python. What…
How to delete InstallESD.dmg (or any undeletable file) in macOS Trash
There are times that we encounter stubborn files that can’t be deleted in Trash for some reason. If you already tried restarting your mac, changing the file permission via Get Info, and deleting the file by force through terminal, then you may also try disabling the SIP (System Integrity Protection)…
How to download MacOS OSX Full Installers
A few years back I posted a guide on how to create a macOS OSX USB installer. The steps are basically the same even after a few iterations, so for today, I will just create a walkthrough on how to download full installers. Steps: Open the terminal.
How to enable and use picture-in-picture in Safari on OSX
With the recent macOS Catalina update, we can now finally use the picture-in-picture mode while watching videos in Safari in just a few clicks. Meaning you can keep doing what you’re doing while still watching videos from websites like YouTube, Facebook, and the likes. To enable the picture-in-picture mode, you can either right-click or hold the ctrl (control) button and left click the volume icon and then select the Enter Picture in Picture option.
How to permanently save SSH private key’s passphrase to OSX Keychain
Keychain is really a convenient tool for managing passwords even for terminal users, specifically for those people who uses passphrase in their private key. For newer versions of OSX, Catalina in my case, there’s an additional step to add and being able to use it. I will be assuming that you already have your private key with you and just want to make things more convenient. Step 1 — Add your Private Key to Keychain
How to change the device backup location of iTunes
Storage capacity of iOS devices keeps on increasing, and if you own multiple iOS devices and an MBP with limited storage like me, then you’ll definitely have issues with your backups. The best way to solve this is to transfer the location. …
[SOLVED] Operation not permitted error
By default, applications are being restricted by the operating system to limit the actions that might cause an issue to your machine. This usually causes the Operation not permitted error. If you really know what you’re doing and you want to make modifications to your system files, like creating a…