This error drove me crazy for the longest time. I was using Vagrant, FreeBSD and Laravel for a project and laravel would not run because of where it stores the cache. It took awhile for me to find a good fix but it is fairly easy. In your /etc/rc.conf file add two lines: rpc_lockd_enable=”YES” rpc_statd_enable=”YES” … More Exclusive locks not supported error, when using FreeBSD in Vagrant.
Just installed the Google Reader for Snow Leopard extension and I have to say I like it. Give it a try here. An I really like being able to install and remove extensions with a browser restart.
I updated my MacBook Pro to Apple’s latest operating system Snow Leopard 10.6. This is how I did it and my install went fine. First, check to make sure any programs that you need are compatible or have been updated to work with 10.6. The best place I have found was this wiki http://snowleopard.wikidot.com/. I … More Snow Leopard Install
I had the problem of when I added new events on my iPod Touch they would not show up in iCal after syncing. The quick fix for me was to open iSync, go to Preferences, then click the Reset Sync History… button. This resolved the issue for me. Hope this helps somebody else.
I was looking through the iTunes music store to see if there were any podcasts I might be interested in. I came across the Apple Quick Tips video podcast section. They are short videos focused on making you life with your Mac a little easier. Some you may already know, some maybe not. I subscribed … More Apple Quick Tips
Found a nice tip today. If you watch or listen to podcasts, sometimes you want to jump ahead to say skip commercials or parts you don’t want to listen to or watch try this. Hold down the ctrl+option+command (Apple Key) and then press the right arrow. This will skip ahead 5 seconds. Let me know … More iTunes fast forward or “Scrubbing”
I’m helping a local church redesign their website. Since they are not programmers I thought the best approach would be to use wordpress so they can easily update the site. To develop the site I wanted to use my mac and this is how I set it up. Download XAMPP and WordPress. Install XAMPP, just use the … More Developing for WordPress on a Macintosh
I have a Sony DCR-SR200 camcorder with a lot of home movies on it. I decided it was time to get the movies onto the computer to edit them and free up some space on the camcorders 40GB hard drive. Getting the movies into iMovie 08 is incredibly easy. Just launch iMovie and plug in the camcorder, … More iMovie 08
I have used Textwrangler on my Mac since the day it was released free. I really do like Textwrangler, but I have been using Komodo Edit for awhile now and I like it. There are a couple of reasons I am using Komodo edit over Textwrangler these days. 1) Auto complete, Komodo Edit has auto … More Komodo Edit vs. Textwrangler
Well, I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.5. And I have to say I love it. For a person with limited memory capacity, I love the quick look feature. The upgrade went smooth except for one small glitch. First I used the excellent Carbon Copy Cloner to back a bootable backup of my entire hard … More Leopard Upgrade