Tag Archive: OS X

Nov 15

How to: Create an SSH connection using Terminal on Mac OS X & save the configuration for later use / shortcut

How to: Create an SSH connection using Terminal on Mac OS X & save the configuration for later use / shortcut So now that I bought myself a new Mac I decided I would try to avoid by all means installing Windows on it. I use a lot of applications (and some games) that either …

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Nov 15

What is a privileged port on a Mac / Darwin?

What is a privileged port on a Mac / Darwin? Recently I was trying to connect to a remote SSH server using my MacBook. At one point when trying to configure a Tunnel I got an error saying: Privileged ports can only be forwarded by root My first instinct was to make sure I had …

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Dec 14

How to: Take a screenshot on a Mac (either to the clipboard or to a file on the desktop)

How to: Take a screenshot on a Mac (either to the clipboard or to a file on the desktop) We all have from time to time the need to share a screenshot of something on the screen. If it is not to show someone else something on our screen it could be to capture information …

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