Category: OSX

Reinstall All Homebrew Packages

After upgrading to OS X Sierra I was unable to start MariaDB (or MySQL). Long story short, I ended up rebuilding openssl which fixed the signal 4 error, likely due to changes in the...

Send Emails on Mac OS X with Postfix and a Gmail Relay

A quick howto setup Mac OS X and Postfix to use Gmail as a relay. Everything will need to be executed as root using sudo. If you just need to send emails try running...

Ignore node_modules in Dropbox

Node is notorious for generating a rather large number of files in the node_modules when running and npm install. I like to start my projects in Dropbox, which presents a problem with my computer...

Reconnect Bluetooth Devices After Waking From Sleep

My Macbook goes to sleep when I leave it idle for a few minutes which saves energy and locks the screen. Quite annoyingly – for a long time – upon waking up from sleep my...

Install WSDL2Apex on OS X El Capitan

The WSDL2Apex generates the Apex classes necessary to implement a SOAP callout from the Force.com platform using the WSDL for the service you are trying to implement. In 2014 it was split out of...

OS X El Capitan 10.11.x Hanging on Boot [FIXED]

If your El Capitan update won’t reboot and you want to skip to the fix, click here. Otherwise feel free to read the saga below! Update 3/23/2016 – It happened again when I updated...

Memcached with MAMP 2.0.5 and Brew

Requires that you have brew installed which is pretty easy, info here, but run: We ultimately want to install memcached-php, and since libmemcached and memcached are both dependencies for it we can get them...

Disk Util Repair Permissions on Mac OS X Lion RAID 0

So it turns out that if you have a Mac OS X Lion on RAID 0 that you can’t run Verify/Repair Permissions on your hard drive, at least via Disk Utility. You can however...