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Command to create installable OS X Mavericks 10.9 USB drive

Command to create installable OS X Mavericks 10.9 USB drive..

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Finding the right LaTeX packages

If you have little space on your machine and therefore want to install the LaTeX Basic package (which is only around 150MB instead of a couple of GB) you might run into problems that packages are missing but with tlmgr … Continue reading

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Mission Control

To get mission control to pop up fast just write this to your plist file: defaults write com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration -float 0.1; killall Dock And with defaults delete com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration; killall Dock you can get back to default setting.

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How to fix slow Ubuntu in VirtualBox

apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential compizconfig-settings-manager dkms Install the guest drivers Open ccsm (from the console) and disable “Framebuffer object” option under “OpenGL” (be prepared that you can’t read little now, but if you activate 3D first, then you can even … Continue reading

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Java, the hopefully last round

I had a fresh installation of Mountain Lion and installed Java 7. The problem was when I tried to run StandAloneJava applications ML always asked me wether it should install Java 6. Apparently a lot of people have this problem … Continue reading

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Setting up a new Mac system

Every time I setup a new Mac system I wonder “what else do I have to set/configure” so I deceided today while setting up a new Mac that I will write down the (imho) most important steps, settings and applications. … Continue reading

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