Tag Archives: osx

Making Mosh work for OSX and FreeBSD

Like many others, it seems, I got the dreaded “mosh-server needs a UTF-8 native locale to run.” when trying to use mosh from my OSX laptop to my FreeBSD server. I tried the stuff google suggested, but nothing worked. What … Continue reading

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Hiding Apple-folders from XBMC

I’m browsing my mediashare via CIFS/SMB, and also from my Mac. The Mac creates some temporary folders and files everywhere, which aren’t visible on the Mac but are there when I browse in XBMC. Quite annoying. Removing them won’t help … Continue reading

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Automating your home – it’s easy!

Ever thought about how nice it would be to be able to power on, or off, everything in your home via your cell phone, or the internet? Just imagine one click on a button on your Android or iPhone and … Continue reading

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Setting up FreeBSD as a fileserver and Time Machine target in Mac OS X

Couldn’t find a post that was up to date, the closest one I found was this: http://thomas.pelletier.im/2010/01/time-machine-freebsd-and-afp-are-on-a-little-boat But it recommends Howl, which is deprecated. I decided to replace it with avahi. I based the avahi setup on these posts: http://www.kremalicious.com/2008/06/ubuntu-as-mac-file-server-and-time-machine-volume/ … Continue reading

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