I’ve made another new laptop purchase in the past couple months: I bought a refurbished 2020 MacBook Air from Apple.com. It has a 10th gen i3 Intel processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. I bought it to replace my struggling 11 year old MacBook. I bought a Lenovo Yoga 7i, but was struggling to get comfortable with it for my web development work. I made the call to get the Mac so I could directly migrate both my work computer user and my personal computer users, with the plan to use it for development and use the Yoga for other stuff.Continue reading post "Purchase: New laptop, MacBook Air"
I accidentally made a 147GB file filled with
grep output and almost filled up my hard drive.
Last month, I finally bought a new laptop with plans to replace my aging 2009 Macbook as my primary computer. It is a Lenovo Yoga 7i, purchased from MicroCenter. It is a switch from Mac, which has been my primary OS for pretty much since I’ve been using computers, but it has touch screen and I hope to switch to the open world of Linux.Continue reading post "Purchase: New laptop, Lenovo Yoga 7i"
I’ve been having trouble with IPv6 on my El Capitan Mac over T-Mobile’s network.Continue reading post "#3267"
It has been a long, weird evening, with a lot of time spent on computer updates and a dead car battery.Continue reading post "#2916"
I recently tried to install vagrant on a Mac OS X.11 (El Capitan) machine, but ran into trouble.Continue reading post "Vagrant on Mac El Capitan problem"
After my work laptop was stolen and I switched to an older Mac Mini, my wi-fi internet connection would cut out frequently but somewhat intermittently.Continue reading post "Mac DNS and wi-fi troubles"
Not sure if it was a recent Mac security update or a change with macports, but my local apache server broke and is requiring quite a bit of work to get it functional again.
Found an answer to a long standing Mac OS keyboard navigation question: How to focus a dialog window when it has lost focus.Continue reading post "Focus Mac OS X dialog with keyboard"