Saturday, January 31, 2015
Every since I upgraded to OS X Yosemite, the experience has been lackluster. A simple Google search will reveal a host of problems Yosemite has introduced, but the absolute most annoying problem for me has been the UI lag. This UI lag mainly occurs when I have an external monitor attached.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
There was a period where I wanted to inject an ad into a particular part of every Jekyll post. I did not want to put the actual ad markup in the middle of the Markdown text file because it was ugly and would be difficult to manage if I had to change something.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
I have used File Vault 2 since OS X Lion without issue and it has worked as expected. With File Vault 2 enabled, before I can login with my user password, I have to first unlock the hard drive using the disk encryption password I previously set.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Using cobbler to provision Ubuntu systems is no problem when using Preseed, but it is a problem when using Kickstart Profiles (Ubuntu has had Kickstart compatibility since at least 10.04).
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
With the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the iPhone has now joined the ranks of Android phones with large screens. Personally, I think these screen sizes are just right, but everyone always want more. In this case, more means a physically smaller phone that some how retains the 4.7” or 5.5” screen size. How could Apple conceivably do this?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
ExifTool by Phil Harvey is a fantastic tool to edit the exif metadata on your pictures. It is especially useful when you have a lot of pictures to edit and have no desire to change metadata by hand.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
After upgrading from OS X Mavericks to OS X Yosemite, I attempted to install ImageMagick via Homebrew, but encountered the following error when brew was trying to install the libpng dependency:
Sunday, November 30, 2014
There are a handful of ways to center an image on a web page. The simplest method is to create a CSS class with the margin and display properties and apply that class to the image link.
Friday, November 28, 2014
It has been well over 10 years since anybody has had new, official Star Wars canon to sink their teeth into. But, that wait is over. Just over two years after Episodes VII, VIII, and IX were announced, J.J. Abrams has given every Star Wars fan at least one thing to be thankful for this holiday season. If you haven’t already watched it - I don’t know why you wouldn’t have - go watch the teaser trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens.