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AppleIntelSKLGraphicsFramebuffer - Kernel panic with Intel530

October 11, 2016Categories: Hardware, IT
TL;DR : My solution was to just set the DVMT (Dynamic Video Memory Technology) to 64M. YMMV though... Yesterday I decided I want to start building a hackintosh to replace my old mac mini. My system has the following components: Asus Maximus Hero VIII Alpha 16 GB of RAM I6700k Some SSDs, HDDs and a…

Fix "No Voice" with Kraken 7.1 and VLC on OSX

August 10, 2016Category: Hardware
Today I had an odd issue with my Kraken 7.1 Chroma: I could not hear the voices in a movie in VLC. I could however hear the other sounds (like the voices were filtered out). I could also hear everything with the internal speakers or one of the monitors... I've tried finding answers online but the…

Fix "Damaged app" Message

November 17, 2015Category: IT
TL;DR : Use xattr -rc /location/ (see here ). I use to save all my apps on my NAS. The other day I wanted to use an old app for colour palette. I've downloaded it from my NAS and...: “MyApplication” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “MyApplication” and download it again from…

Ripping CDs on OSX

February 8, 2015Category: IT
Currently, I am converting all my CD collection to digital format because my CD players started failing. A while ago, I tried doing it on Windows and it looked OK with EAC . Unfortunately, my setup now id OSX-based (a mac mini). After investigating a lot, I came up with the following setup…

Fix Missing Icons in Yosemite Finder

November 14, 2014Category: IT
Today I've found that I was missing some icons in Finder: Not nice. However, after scouring the internet I found the simple solution: Reboot in Safe Mode (use this link ) Log in as yourself Reboot normally Log in as yourself ...and voila! You have the icons back! References All credit goes to…

Fix Crazy/Jumping Cursor on a MacBook (Pro)

June 17, 2014Category: IT
A couple of days ago, my baby managed to take a jab at my laptop (several actually), and hit the both keyboard and the trackpad. I don't know how, but this managed to get the cursor to jump all over the screen, some clicks triggered, some virtual screens swapped... Wonderful! TL;DR : Plug in a…

Simulate INSert key on mac OSX

December 3, 2013Category: IT
Every once in a while I use MC ( Midnight Commander ) on OSX, simply because after all these years the two-pane file manager is still easier and quicker to use than the Finder. TL;DR : use <CTRL>+T to simulate INS key. Origins In my PC days, I used Norton Commander to do file operations. In my…

MacPorts Berkley-DB 4 problem and work around

August 15, 2010
I've upgraded my MacPro's hardware a bit the other day and I've noticed that something went bye-bye when running eclipse . Namely eclipse itself wasn't working anymore. So I thought: What a great opportunity to do an update (eclipse, jdk...). And MacPorts . Because I wanted to upgrade my python to…

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