This guide is going to cover using LFTP as an FTP client. The primary reason for using LFTP over something like Transmit is because it supports file segmentation. I will first give a very brief explanation of what file segmentation is, how it differs than normal transfers, and how it may help you. Continue reading
I noticed the other day that my XProtect file had been updated for the first time in quite a while. The reason this caught my eye is because prior to this update, the last one was back in October of 2013, and I hadn’t heard of any new threat. So I decided to do some digging. Continue reading
Alright – this one is going to be short and sweet. A problem that begins to crop up with Terminal over time is that when you open it, it can take a number of seconds to “load” to the actual command prompt. You can begin typing while it loads, and it should catch up with you without problem, but the delay bothers the hell out of me, and I would assume a lot of other people. Luckily, the cause of and resolution to this is very simple.
Every time a new OS is released I always see dozens of questions about how to create bootable USB disks with the new OS in the fastest way possible. As such, here is the fastest way I have found – it will install a fully functional Mavericks system on a USB 3.0 (or Thunderbolt) drive in less than 5 minutes (disclaimer: may take up to 20 minutes with USB 2.0).