Mac Optimizations

Posted by Quinn Madson | Posted in | Posted on 10:59 AM

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Reduce transparency effects 
System Preferences >> Accessibility >> Display >> Reduce transparency (On)

Switch off automatic graphic switching 
System Preferences >> Energy Saver >> Automatic graphics switching (Off)
(Turn this back on if using battery power for long periods.)

Tune Mission Control
System Preferences >> Mission Control >>   
Automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use (Off)
Displays have separate Spaces (Off)
Dashboard (Off)

Fix disk permissions, reset System Management Controller, reset PRAM

Setting Raspberry Pi for a Static IP

Posted by Quinn Madson | Posted in | Posted on 4:20 PM

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sudo -s

cd /etc/network
cp interfaces interfaces.bak
nano interfaces

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp
allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet static
address 192.168.1.10
netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.1.1
wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

reboot

Mounting Raspberry Pi SD Card on a Mac (with Write Access)

Posted by Quinn Madson | Posted in | Posted on 3:50 PM

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Download and install: Fuse for OS X (Make sure to check: MacFUSE Compatibility Layer)
Download and install: fuse-ext2
Open Terminal
Type: sudo nano -c /System/Library/Filesystems/fuse-ext2.fs/fuse-ext2.util
Press: [CONTROL W]
Type in: function mount [ENTER]
Arrow down to:

OPTIONS="auto_xattr,defer_permissions"
Change it to:
OPTIONS="auto_xattr,defer_permissions,rw+" 
Press [CONTROL X]
Press [Y]
Press [ENTER]
Plug in the SD Card!