Category Archives: osx

An OSX remote desktop from CentOS 7

CentOS 7 is very good, but I need to have some OSX features on it (like iCloud). I have an OSX desktop that I will call mymac in the same network, so I decided to check what features of it … Continue reading

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What is Predictive Analytics?

I want to do big data. Unfortunately there is a lot of noise about big data and data mining. There is even now a popular saying related with the topic: “Big data is like teenage sex: everybody is speaking about … Continue reading

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MS Office Excel 2016 hide unused rows and columns

It’s been a while since I use MS Excel (I’m a free software guy). When I was given a kind of database all written on Excel, so big that you can’t print it on a single page, I almost scream. … Continue reading

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Handling files with python

You know now how to write a multi-platform GUI with Tkinter. I don’t know what your GUI is doing, but it’s good to know a few things about how to log them. For that and for other purposes, we need … Continue reading

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LDAP and sshtunnel : remote user identification techniques with python

I need to check the identity of one active directory (AD) user on a computer that is not a member of the AD. If you don’t understand what I’m speaking about, I envy you 😀 I was working with python … Continue reading

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ssh login ignoring bashrc

A small post for a small problem. I was editing my bash profile when I closed all my ssh windows to the remote machine I was working on, just to find out due to my (incomplete) modification I was not … Continue reading

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OSX samba file list taking long time

I have a hard disk called BKUP connected to my Fritz Box at home. I was tired of transferring files to my hard disk via dropbox/owncloud or similar, so I upgraded my 5-year-old wifi antenna. It was cheaper than buying a … Continue reading

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