Linux, Where Are My Menu Icons?
I use Linux every day, and have done so for over a decade, but for nearly all of that time I’ve only used the command line (vis SSH).[Read More]
Prevent Accidentally Activating Hot Corners in MacOS
I find Hot Corners an essential MacOS feature, especially when using apps in full-screen mode or screen sharing. One downside of the feature is that it’s easy to accidentally activate. A way to prevent this, which isn’t at all obvious, is to require a modifier key as well as moving your mouse into the corner.[Read More]
Connection Timeout When Trying to SSH From a Mac to Linux
Recently I had to SSH from Mac OS X on my MacBook Pro running Yosemite (I also confirmed the same behaviour on Mavericks) to a host running Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.7. The ssh command would simply freeze, then time out with the following error a short while later.[Read More]
Never Put a CNAME on Your Root Domain
Or more specifically – Never put a CNAME record on your Root Domain if you have other DNS records set-up (or might add them in the future).[Read More]