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Copy/Paste broken in macOS

I’m currently running macOS High Sierra and copy/paste would stop working within certain windows. I was able to find a temp fix without having to restart my computer. Using Activity Monitor Launch Activity Monitor Applications > Utilities > Activity Monitor Search for PBoard and Force Quit it. It will automatically re-launch itself. Using Terminal killall […]

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WordPress Backup on CentOS

Now that I’ve moved my website over to CentOS, I’ll be showing you how I do backups. My Setup VirtualBox – CentOS web server running WordPress iMac – connected Drobo Goal Run daily mysql backups Run weekly website backups Only keep the latest two backups Run daily rsync’s to my Drobo from my iMac CentOS — […]

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OS X Yosemite: Enable FileVault 2

With FileVault 2 you can encrypt the contents of your entire drive to help keep your data secure. FileVault 2 uses full disk, XTS-AES 128 encryption to help keep your data secure. Using FileVault 2, you can encrypt the contents of your entire drive. System Preferences > Security & Privacy > FileVault tab (click the lock […]

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iTunes 12.0.1 Update Loop

If you’re like me, you’ve just updated to Yosemite and noticed that it keeps showing an iTunes 12.0.1 update even after you’ve updated. There’s a simple fix for this update iTunes 12.0.1 loop issue. Simply download it directly from Apple via http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/. Once you install it, the update will no longer show within the App Store […]

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Mac OS X: Set / Change Default Application for Specific File Type

It can be a little tricky to change the default application when opening up specific files on a Mac. In my case, I wanted to change from the default Quicktime player application to VLC for file extensions such as mp4, m4v and mkv.  That’s where Rubicode comes in to save the day, making it extremely […]