Tag osx

vim crashing with ruby on OSX

I started having trouble with vim crashing for me. I'm on OSX with homebrew and rbenv, and it crashed when editing Ruby files. I would get ...

cello voice

So Mac OSX has the say command, which reads out some text in the computers voice synthesis functionality. This is old news. The new hotness ...

Installing development version of nginx with Homebrew

I have been trying to install nginx v1.3.x on my Macbook Pro for a while now to test the native websockets support but I could not find a ...

(node) development on OSX

I love my Macbook Pro, for development and general computing use. Before I purchased it I was a die hard linux user (apart from gaming ...

Mac keyboard keys with Synergy

Synergy is a great program to control multiple computers from a single keyboard or mouse even without them being plugged in. The only ...

OS X 10.7 Lion: my thoughts

My first OSX upgrade went well I think. My MacBook Pro is a Mid 2009 model, as the nice new About This Mac (not sure why this is ...

Afloat for Mac OS X

After years of using Linux as my main system both at work and home, I got used to being able to drag windows by holding a keyboard ...

Installing IT++ on Mac OSX

IT++ (or itpp) is a library of Matlab-like functions. I was trying to install this as it contains a nice FastICA algorithm, but was having ...

Flash blocker for safari

Update: Wed 27 Feb 2013, since I'm updating this blog, chrome and firefox and safari all support this feature. Google Chrome has* one, ...

Restore Xcode startup panel

Ever selected the "do not show at startup" on the Xcode startup panel and wish you could get it back? Simple. Go to ...