Monthly Archives: November 2013

USB tethering a Mac to an Android phone

http://www.mactip.net/usb-tethering-a-mac-to-an-android-phone/ http://joshuawise.com/horndis It worked in a Samsung Galaxy mini S5570 with android 2.3.7 and OSX 10.6.8 Advertisements

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Window stuck behind Apple bar

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=161047 I changed screen resolution and I could see the whole window of the application that was behind the apple taskbar (I couldn’t see the whole window before).

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Ntfs-3g or Tuxera high CPU usage

Sometimes this happens when spotlight is working on a NTFS volume, like bootcamp. To avoid this high CPU usage, go to Preferences/Spotlight and select ntfs partitions in the list of exclusions for spotlight.

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Unzip software for mac

Look into compressed files before unpack them. Free. http://www.izip.com Other interesting: zipeg

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Disable windows update in a virtualbox xp guest

The xp guest is prone to freeze (svchost.exe to 99% CPU) as a guest OS in a vbox machine in snow leopard (os x). To avoid this as much as possible, open and close programs slowly. And other suggestion: disable … Continue reading

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Resize a vbox disk

http://bytesymas.com/?p=36

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How to uninstall fing in linux/OS X

sudo /usr/bin/fing-uninstall.sh

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