Just in case 64-bit Linux on a 32-bit EFI mac wasn’t complicated enough on it’s own…
Making the GNOME Terminal look and feel a little more like the Mac Terminal.
How to install one of the fastest Linux distros currently in existence on Google Compute Engine!
Apple’s 32-bit EFI implementation on late 2006 Macs makes it tricky to get 64-bit Linux distros installed. Tricky, but not impossible…
As time goes on, “it just works” seems to apply less and less frequently to Apple products. This was one of those times. I worked around it anyway.
I’d previously worked around stutter in an earlier version of VLC. The new version had new options, so I took new screenshots and provided the workaround here.
If you’ve got a BootCamp partition on your Mac and found that Mac OS X inexplicably runs slow after startup, this may be the solution.
Some versions of Windows are picky and won’t format a disk that’s already formatted differently. Here’s how you can work around it.
I take a look at FreeNAS, with a slight focus on ZFS.
If you aren’t used to setting file permissions in your OS, FreeNAS might be your first introduction. Here’s how you set them.
A number of things in FreeNAS showed up as UNKNOWN when trying to set up ZFS partitions. Here’s how I worked around it.
A workaround when trying to install FreeNAS to a USB stick and running into the “failed to dd image” message.
Bringing the MSI GT735 from Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit.
Installing the ML-1210 on Vista, and over a network is a painful combination. I managed to do it, but it took a lot of trial and error. You’ll see why.
If you ever wondered what early hackintoshing looked like, hop in my time machine and take a look at one of the earliest installs in history. The 3 part series has been condensed into a single page for easy reading.