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Who opens my UPnP ports?

Recently I turned on UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) to play a bit with it and instantly noticed that someone/something opened some ports in my router and forwarded them to my machine. So of course I wanted to know what’s … Continue reading

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Script to automatically login to UpUnet-S at Uppsala University

If you want a small bash, zsh or shell script that auto authenticates you with Uppsala Universities UpUnet-S you can use this simple one liner, just add our username and password and up you go: curl –data “action=Login” –data “usergroup=UpUnet-S” … Continue reading

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Safari search

Do be able to use Safari’s search function you definitely should execute this cmd: defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool FALSE As the name states it. Your search string doesn’t need to be at the beginning of the word.

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How to run FreeMind on Mountain Lion

If you try to run FreeMind on Mountain Lion you get this “nice” error message: “FreeMind.app” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash. To persuade FreeMind to run anyway you can type this command … 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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iTunes: sort albums by year instead of name

By default iTunes sorts albums by name instead of year for whatever reason. Anyway with ⌘j you can set the sorting.

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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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Tweak your SSD

I recently installed a SSD drive into my MBP and a friend pointed me to this little tool which lets you enable the trim mode. If you buy a SSD directly from Apple this mode gets enabled but you have … Continue reading

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