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software  osx 
july 2018 by rmateu
A simple SSH shortcut menu for OS X
mac  app  osx 
june 2018 by rmateu
Window Collage
- can split the screen into your favorite layout, placing several windows
in the best way to fit your work habits when you multitask.
desktop  osx 
november 2017 by rmateu
Shifty was made to expand the capabilities of the built in Night Shift feature in macOS. You can disable Night Shift for specific apps and custom time periods. It also provides easy access to a slider to fine tune your color temperature. With Shifty, Night Shift becomes a power user feature!
app  display  osx  utilities 
august 2017 by rmateu
Easily disable or enable a monitor on your Mac.
osx  tools 
february 2017 by rmateu
Radio Silence - Firewall and Network Monitor for Mac
Radio Silence is a firewall and network monitor for Mac
app  firewall  internet  osx  mac  tk 
june 2016 by rmateu
Packet Peeper | A network protocol analyzer for Mac OS X
Packet Peeper is a free network protocol analyzer (or ‘packet sniffer’) for Mac OS X
networking  osx  tools  mac  tk 
june 2016 by rmateu
The Mac App for Homebrew.
app  mac  osx  software  tk 
june 2016 by rmateu
inShort has abundant opportunities for diagramming related tasks. In a diagram, you can specify the processes themselves, the resources they use, and goals to be achieved as a result of execution of tasks. Several types of representation of processes and resources allow you to visually display the specifics of any problem, and the use of the decision-making objects enables you to provide for different ways of development of the situation.
productivity  osx  mac  ios  app  tk 
june 2016 by rmateu
newmarcel/KeepingYouAwake: A Caffeine clone for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan (including Dark Mode).
Caffeine from Lighthead Software is a great utility and I used it for many years, but it hasn't been updated in a while. Its icons are not Retina-compatible and do not look nice in Yosemite's dark menubar mode.
apps  mac  osx  links 
may 2016 by rmateu
tonsky/AnyBar: OS X menubar status indicator
AnyBar is a small indicator for your menubar that does one simple thing: it displays a colored dot. What the dot means and when to change it is up to you.
menubar  app  osx 
april 2016 by rmateu
What does Aware do? Aware tells you how long you've been using your computer in hours and minutes. It knows this because it detects the movements of your mouse and the keystrokes on your keyboard.
apps  osx  mac 
april 2016 by rmateu
Michael Tsai - Blog - Massively Speed Up Time Machine Backups
Open a Terminal window, which you’ll find in the Utilities folder within the Applications list, and paste in the following, typing your login password when prompted:

sudo sysctl debug.lowpri_throttle_enabled=0
terminal  mac  osx  backup 
march 2016 by rmateu
Just hold the ⌘-Key a bit longer to get a list of all active short cuts of the current application.
mac  osx  productivity  freeware  via:redbonsai 
march 2016 by rmateu
HyperDither is an OS X image processing utility that converts color or grayscale images to 1 bit black & white using a sophisticated dithering routine. Specifically, HyperDither implements the “Atkinson” dithering filter.
osx  mac  tools 
march 2016 by rmateu
A tiny mac app to add
bookmarks to Pinboard.
app  apps  pinboard  osx 
february 2016 by rmateu
Run Windows-based Programs on a Mac
mac  software  windows  osx 
february 2016 by rmateu
Brewed myself or juryrigged from old applescripts.
osx  tools 
january 2015 by rmateu
The missing Facebook app for Mac
mac  app  osx 
january 2015 by rmateu
is the most professional AirPlay server for Mac and Windows PC, which allows you to wirelessly stream contents or mirror iPhone, iPad and iPod screen to any Mac/Windows PC. Record screen and audio from iOS devices, as well as voiceover via Microphone with one click.
ios  app  mac  osx 
august 2014 by rmateu
QuickRes is the best way to switch between screen resolutions on your Mac. With the 15 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, you can set your resolution all the way up to an extreme 3840 x 2400! With other Macs, you can set your resolutions to things you've never seen before, including a HiDPI mode, which is as close as you can get to a Retina Display on a standard display.
mac  osx  software 
january 2014 by rmateu
Pupil. Rapid resolution switching for your Retina display.
Pupil lets you select your optimal screen setting right from the menu bar.
mac  osx  app  ddf 
january 2014 by rmateu
Mosh: the mobile shell
Remote terminal application that allows roaming, supports intermittent connectivity, and provides intelligent local echo and line editing of user keystrokes.
via:naveen  linux  osx  sysadmin  tools  ssh  terminal 
january 2014 by rmateu
Keep your application settings in sync.
backup  mac  osx  tools 
january 2014 by rmateu
Renew a DHCP lease - Mac OS X Hints
Renewing a DHCP lease via the Network System Preference Pane has the advantage of not dropping the connection, unlike switching the interface to BOOTP and back to DHCP. This command mimics that behavior.

It seems that the button creates a key in SystemConfiguration that notifies it to refresh the configuration. We can create that key using the following command (changing en0 for the relevant interface):
echo "add State:/Network/Interface/en0/RefreshConfiguration temporary" | sudo scutil
tips  osx  reference 
november 2013 by rmateu
How To Edit Your PATH Environment Variables On Mac OS X
If you are new to Mac OS X, you may need to know how to edit your PATH. The good news is that this is an easy task on Mac OS X.

The recommended way is by editing your .bash_profile file. This file is read and the commands in it executed by Bash every time you log in to the system. The best part is that this file is specific to your user so you won’t affect other users on the same system by changing it.
osx  reference  mac  terminal 
november 2013 by rmateu
A simple and free way of reducing PDF...: Apple Support Communities
This is a simple and free solution I found to reduce the file size of PDFs in OS X, without the high cost and awful UI of Acrobat Pro, and with acceptable quality. I still use it every day, although I have Acrobat Pro as part of Adove Creative Cloud subscription.
mac  osx  pdf 
october 2013 by rmateu
Use different DNS servers for specific domains | Lex Friedman | Lex, Briefly
There’s a solution. You want your Mac to use Google or OpenDNS for most websites, but to use your local ISP’s DNS when you visit sites like Netflix. Configuring custom DNS servers for specific websites is doable. I’ll explain how. But first, I’ll explain why I actually care.
media  osx  howto  streaming  networking  mac 
september 2013 by rmateu
Keymando Home
Keymando is the must-have productivity and automation platform for Mac developers and power users.
keyboard  mac  osx  productivity 
september 2013 by rmateu
This is a little app that turns your menu bar black. It is derived from an application called Nocturne, by Blacktree, except that this version is focused primarily on the menu bar and not on the overall screen tinting that was present in Nocturne.
osx  mac  desktop  app 
september 2013 by rmateu
Radically faster & simpler window switcher
Stop hunting windows. Switch between 30+ windows instantly.
app  desktop  osx  tool 
september 2013 by rmateu
This is a QuickLook plugin for Mac OS X 10.7 / 10.8 to display the dimensions of an image and its file size in the title bar.
apple  mac  osx  plugin 
august 2013 by rmateu
Simple HTTP server on Mac OS X in seconds... | Andy James Davies
Came across this great tip the other day. If your project is just html, css & javascript and you don’t want to bother faffing around with apache configs. On Mac OS X you can run the following 2 commands:

> cd /path/to/project/folder
> python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8080
osx  howto  reference  development 
august 2013 by rmateu
QuickCast. Make. Publish. Share. 3 Minute Screencasts
Designed to be lightweight, free and simple to use — everything you need to make a 3 minute QuickCast.
app  mac  osx  ñerds 
august 2013 by rmateu
RSS Feed Reader for Mac OSX – NewsBee | Jamie Grove
NewsBee is a minimalist RSS feed reader for Mac OSX. It lives in your status bar and checks for news once an hour. NewsBee supports multiple sites and keeps track of the items you click.
osx  feed  tool  pro  rss 
july 2013 by rmateu
OS X 10.8.3 Now Offers Fusion Drive Possibilities For Non-Fusion Drive Equipped Macs | Other World Computing Blog
We’ve been waiting and waiting for Apple to release the next version of OS X Mountain Lion in hopes that the next full version would have all the necessary components to setup a Fusion drive on any Mac capable of installing a hard drive and SSD together. A little over a week ago, Apple released OS X version 10.8.3 and, with one small caveat, our hopes were fulfilled.
performance  mac  osx  reference 
july 2013 by rmateu
Infuse - The Beautiful Way to Watch Videos | FireCore
Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch videos in as many as 14 formats on your iPhone or iPad. No need to convert files! Infuse is retina display-ready, with trakt.tv integration and unmatched subtitle support.
apps  movies  osx  software 
june 2013 by rmateu
fikovnik/ShiftIt · GitHub
Managing window size and position in OSX
mac  software  osx  management 
march 2013 by rmateu
Clean is a little application for Mac that cleans all the mess away from your desktop. Automatically. Every day.
osx  desktop  app  productivity 
february 2013 by rmateu
IntrArts Creative Media - throttled
throttled is a bandwidth shaping application for Mac OS X and FreeBSD which allows you to cap your upstream bandwidth, prioritize ACK packets, and keep your download speeds high even when your server is sending out at full speed.
osx  internet  bandwidth 
february 2013 by rmateu
KHI / Consultant’s Canary
Consultant’s Canary is a handy Python script which will ferret out much of the aftermarket malware (including app-specific QuickLook and Spotlight plugins!) which might plague a user’s otherwise healthy system, saving you the trouble of having to ask the question in the first place.
mac  osx  tools  troubleshooting  d2df 
february 2013 by rmateu
braumeister.org is an online package browser for Homebrew – the MacOS X package manager.
development  mac  osx  tool 
december 2012 by rmateu
PowWow | Collaborative Screen Sharing
PowWow lets you screen share any application with anyone, no matter where they are. It's super simple and blazing fast.
collaboration  osx 
december 2012 by rmateu
Joshua Wise's domain - HoRNDIS: USB tethering driver for Mac OS X
HoRNDIS (pronounce: “horrendous”) is a driver for Mac OS X that allows you to use your Android phone's native USB tethering mode to get Internet access.
osx  android  tools 
december 2012 by rmateu
svnx - An OS X open source GUI for most features of the svn client binary. - Google Project Hosting
SvnX is an OS X open source GUI for most features of the svn client binary.

It allows you to browse your working copies, spot changes and operate on them but also to browse logs and revisions of your repositories.

It's written using Panther's new bindings mechanism for maximum flexibility and user experience.

SvnX is brought to you by La Chose Interactive.
apple  mac  osx  code 
october 2012 by rmateu
Shortcat - Keyboard productivity app for Mac OS X
Keep your hands on the keyboard and boost your productivity! Shortcat is a keyboard tool for Mac OS X that lets you "click" buttons and control your apps with a few keystrokes. Think of it as Spotlight for the user interface.
productivity  osx  mac 
october 2012 by rmateu
Understand Mac OS X processes on your Mac : by triviaware
Information about your Mac system processes and applications
mac  osx  utility 
july 2012 by rmateu
This package will make MarkdownEditor your default theme for Markdown/MultiMarkdown files. Adjust it to your liking or remove the line from the .sublime-settings files
markdown  osx  tool 
may 2012 by rmateu
Dribbble - Minimalist Clock Screensaver for Mac by Robert Padbury
To Install: Download your preferred composition and place the file into /Library/Screen Savers.

You can also drag the file into the preview thumbnail on the Screen Savers panel in System Preferences.
apple  mac  osx 
may 2012 by rmateu
Sublime Text 2 Tips and Tricks (Updated) | Nettuts+
Sublime Text 2 is one of the fastest and most incredible code editors to be released in a long time! With a community and plugin ecosystem as passionate as this one, it just might be impossible for any other editor to catch up. I’ll show you my favorite tips and tricks today.
osx  tips  reference 
march 2012 by rmateu
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Hiss is an OSX app that forwards notifications from Growl enabled apps to Notification Center in Mountain Lion.
osx  mac  app 
february 2012 by rmateu
mac-dictionary-kit - Mac Dictionary Kit - Google Project Hosting
Mac Dictionary Kit is a collection of tools to help convert and build dictionaries on Mac OS X platform. The source dictionary could be in any format, but we only support stardict format at present. The target dictionary must be Dictionary 2.0 format defined in Mac OS X 10.5.
language  software  osx 
february 2012 by rmateu
joaomoreno/thyme @ GitHub
Thyme is a timer for OS X.
It's as simple as that.
software  osx  productivity 
february 2012 by rmateu
Create A Bootable Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Flash Drive - SubRosaSoft.com Inc.
To create your own bootable USB device using your own flash drive (note that the device must be at least 4GB or larger), follow the instructions below.
apple  osx  mac 
july 2011 by rmateu
Cloaked Code | SwingFish
SwingFish downloads songs from Grooveshark as you play them.
mac  osx  music 
june 2011 by rmateu
How to burn a Lion boot disc | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Mac OS X Lion will debut in July and this handy set of instructions from Egg Freckles will let you create a boot disc for installation. OS X Lion will be distributed via the Mac App Store and you can download the installer files to your hard drive. Once you have the installer files, follow these steps to create your very own boot disc:
howto  mac  osx 
june 2011 by rmateu
funkensturm/AirPortClown - GitHub
AirPortClown is a MAC address spoofing tool for Mac OS X. It’s open-source and doesn’t cost anything.
osx  mac  hack  tools 
may 2011 by rmateu
Obtract is a Mac app designed to track and reduce digital distraction for small teams of knowledge workers.
productivity  osx  app 
may 2011 by rmateu
eosgarden - Freeware - PropEdit - Overview
PropEdit is Mac OS X application which allows you to easily manage the permissions of your computer's files.
It allows you to change the owner, group, permissions and specific system flags for any file or directory on your hard disk.
system  software  mac  osx 
february 2011 by rmateu
Spark 3 Bêta9
Spark is a powerful, and easy Shortcuts manager. With Spark you can create Hot Keys to launch applications and documents, execute AppleScript, control iTunes, and more...
You can also export and import your Hot Keys library, or save it in HTML format to print it.
Spark is free, so use it without moderation!
mac  osx  software 
january 2010 by rmateu
Pomodoro | Pomodoro
Pomodoro stays silently on your status bar. You can only start/stop it or make interruptions and resume. You can use the keyboard to manage your pomodoro effectively, without touching the mouse. Add a meaningful description, press Ok and pomodoro starts.
app  osx  productivity 
december 2009 by rmateu
The last TextMate theme you'll ever need - InfiniteRed
This theme is based off of the Succulent and Brilliance Dull themes. I wanted a black theme that had different colors for a wide variety of items, with coordinated colors between like items.
theme  osx 
november 2009 by rmateu
What is WindowServer? - Mac Forums
kernel_task is the first process that is run by the kernel (core of the OS) during system startup. It is responsible for system initialization and starting up further process in the system init process. I'm not sure if it does anything after system startup - it may well be what controls basic operations such as disk / file access, etc, which make the computer do its thing. I'm not really sure if that stuff is in kernel_task or if it's buried deeper within the kernel itself. But rest assured that this process is vital to your machine being able to do anything at all!

WindowServer draws everything you see on the screen. It acts as a mediator between applications that want to draw on the screen and the graphics hardware. When an application wants to draw something, it establishes a connection with WindowServer, tells WindowServer what to draw, and WindowServer handles the drawing / compositing / Quartz Extreme hardware acceleration to finally produce what's seen on the entire screen.
reference  mac  osx 
august 2009 by rmateu
Ecoute | Play your library.
You can browse your entire library. Play your Music, Podcasts, Movies or TV Shows without having to launch iTunes.
software  design  mac  osx  music 
july 2009 by rmateu

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