Archive for the Mac Category

Enable bash completion on Mac OS X

March 7, 2016 by  |  No Comments

If you’re frequently using bash completion for SSH or other things on Linux, it’ll probably frustrate you to no end that it doesn’t work out of the box on a Mac. However, it’s rather easy to fix.

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How to measure bandwidth between computers with iperf

August 5, 2012 by  |  No Comments

To test bandwidth between computers, iperf is a great CLI tool to use. There’s also a graphical front-end to iperf, written in Java, called jperf, which works on Linux, Mac OS and Windows. On most Linux distributions, iperf can easily be installed from CLI using the distribution’s package manager. In Debian/Ubuntu you would install it […]

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How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

May 28, 2009 by  |  No Comments

How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

The other day I was lucky enough to get a demo HSDPA modem from T-Mobile to try out. The modem is a re-branded Huawei E181. Since my main computer is a Mac and the box the modem came in said “System requirements … Windows XP, Vista … Mac OS support available soon,” I headed directly […]

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The small firm’s and road warrior’s dilemma. Solution: Step 1 – a VPN.

September 15, 2007 by  |  No Comments

I work with a lot of individuals and small companies, companies ranging in size from 1-20 people. Many of the companies are consulting companies in various industries. Oftentimes the companies do not have much in common except that they are relatively small. What they do have in common, however, is their need for computer and […]

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