Category Archives: Operating systems

Universal Clipboard Fix for Mac and iPhone Quick Fix

If your handoff between two devices suddenly doesn’t work, check if this helps. Run in Terminal: defaults delete com.apple.coreservices.useractivityd.plist ClipboardSharingEnabled Explanation: For some reason I found ClipboardSharingEnabled = 0 setting in my defaults. defaults read com.apple.coreservices.useractivityd.plist

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Enter Docker VM on MacOS Catalina (SSH, xhyve)

As you might know, Docker containers need a Linux kernel in order to run (for Linux containers that is). So how does this work on a Mac, then, it doesn’t have a Linux kernel? Docker Desktop for MacOS will install … Continue reading

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Silencing your iMac: Decrease Minimum Fan Speed to 1000rpm

NOTE: This guide apparently only works up to Catalina and does not work on Big Sur. I finally replaced my hard drive in my 2015 iMac 5k with a Samsung 860 SSD. Not an easy decision since you need to … Continue reading

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Lost Web Passwords After Migrating to New Mac

After migrating to a new Mac, I found out that a ton of my web site passwords were gone or were out of date (I haven’t been using iCloud passwords or any other password app). The Migration Assistant seems to … Continue reading

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Upgrade comparison: Mountain Lion vs. Windows 8

I have upgraded two MacBooks (Lion 10.7.5) and a T60 (XP SP2) to the newest operating systems, MountainLion 10.8.2 and Windows 8, respectively. Here are my experiences during the upgrade process: Mountain Lion Price €17,99 family license iTunes makes for … Continue reading

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