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Category: OSX

OSX, USB

How to create a OSX Sierra bootable USB

Creating a bootable macOS Sierra USB drive is very easy. For this you will need a Mac, and a USB drive with a capacity of 8GB or more. What's the advantage of having a bootable USB key? You can use it anytime and anywhere to quickly get the operating system running on any compatible Mac. Apple offers a dedicated tool in OS…
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Blog, OSX, VMware, Windows

How to Install Mac OS X on VMware on Windows

It is now possible and remarkably easy to use OS X on VMware following Apple’s live changing move geared towards improving its OS X software for desktop operating system. This tutorial provides a clear and systematic guideline to downloading and installing Mac OS X El Capitan on a Windows PC. In these scenario I will be using VMware Workstation 12…
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OSX, Troubleshooting, Unhide

How to unhide your /Users directory in OSX

Hiding the Users directory is a little more strange. If you use your Mac exclusively and haven't set up any additional user accounts, this may not be a big deal. But if you're working on a shared Mac and occasionally need to access the other user directories on your computer (say, to copy files between users), this can create a…
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DNS, Host, OSX

How to edit your Mac’s Hosts file, and why?

If you're setting up a new web server or another device that's going to be connected to the Internet and you want to put it through its paces before it's live, or if you're having trouble with spyware and adware networks, there's an invisible file on your Mac that can help. It's called the Hosts file, and this is how…
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Blog, Network, OSX, Speed test

How to test the speed of your home network with Iperf

Online speed tests like speedtest.net work well for testing your Internet connection's speed, but very few users have an Internet connection that can max out an internal home wired or wireless network. If you’re interested in determining the full speed of your home network and, by extension, your router, you’ll need a server that can transmit and receive data faster…
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