Category Archives: mac

Add a puppet node to a foreman docker

There should be no difference between adding a node on a foreman server and on a foreman docker. But the world is not ideal, and things don’t work out of the box, therefore, here’s my HOWTO. The original source is … Continue reading

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OSX su versus sudo

I had this weird problem. I need to run some commands with sudo. But I have a root password, why should I sudo something? The answer is simple: the SU password is not the same than the sudo one. So, … Continue reading

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Sharemouse, a Keyboard Video Mouse sharing solution for Windows and macOS

I have now 3 computers, real ones. And 4 monitors. But OK, let’s say I need them. What I don’t need is to have 3 keyboards and 3 mice. So I looked for a KVM (Keyboard-Video-Mouse) to make my life … Continue reading

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File systems supported by different OSs

I just found these tables that I think you should have always at hand, if you want to share successfully your files. This, of course, in case you don’t have your NAS, FTP, or OwnCloud service already available. Maybe I … Continue reading

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rsync failed to set permissions on : Function not implemented (38)

I’m cleaning up. As a lamer SysAdmin that I am, I have several HDs floating around, each one with a different backup of my systems. I decided to clean up this mess, now that they sell 4 TB portable hard … Continue reading

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OSX change all computer names

There are several exploits appearing recently on the macs. For example the┬ároot hole on OSX High Sierra. To change once for all your new laptop name “MyName-macbookpro”, we need to type 3 simple commands in a row: scutil –set ComputerName … Continue reading

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