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Mac OSX DNS Search Domains Problem

I ran into an issue where I’d be forced to add my domain to the end of every server I SSH’ed into. Basically, DNS search domains stopped working. Here’s how to fix it. Make a backup of your com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist file $ sudo cp /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist ~/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist.original Edit your com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist file $ sudo vi /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist Add the below […]

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Apple Magic Mouse not “right clicking” after 10.7.5

Once I upgraded to Mac OSX 10.7.5, I noticed that I was unable to Right-Click my Magic Mouse. I found the solution HERE. Click Finder > Go to Folder… Go to the folder:  /System/Library/LoginPlugins/BezelServices.loginPlugin/Contents/PlugIns/ Copy the following files into the folder – Download Files HERE. Reboot computer Problem solved.

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Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse Stuttering/Jerky

I started noticing that my Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse was stuttering (jerky). I tried a few things: turned off my wifi, rebooted, unplugged all peripherals, disabled wireless bluetooth sync with my iphone, disabled iTunes Match, prayed to the computer gods, etc.. Here’s what worked for me Shut down iTunes. I figured this out by simply shutting down  iTunes. Then […]

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Mounting Airport Extreme Disk via Terminal using mount_smbfs

I’m going to show you how to mount your Airport Extreme network attached drive via Terminal. I wanted to do this manually because I want to run a single command to backup my data using rsync (read my rsync blog HERE). Launch Terminal Applications > Utilities > Terminal First make a directory for the volume you […]

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Airport Extreme – share disks over WAN

I have an Airport Extreme with a handy USB port and want to remotely access my hard drive that is plugged into it. It’s easy to access the Hard Drive locally, but remotely is a whole different ballgame. First, Plug in any hard drive into your Airport Extreme. It should now show up in your […]