Apple OS X | consonants like ø é å ü easy way

You might be struggling with the consonants on your Mac when you use the ALT button to create for example an é you need to pres first ALT e to get the ' and than you have to press the consonants. Just with some luck I figured out than when you press a consonant for … Continue reading Apple OS X | consonants like ø é å ü easy way

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Add or delete static routes Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Well this is most of the time easy but useful when need and you can't remind the command you have to use to add a static route in a Mac OS X Mountain Lion installation. ( Beside the command can be used to older Mac OS X version also :) ) Open fist the terminal … Continue reading Add or delete static routes Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Microsoft Lync on Mac OS X | how to install / connect with Microsoft Lync for Mac.

How to use / install Microsoft Lync on Mac OS X. You can find the installation files via the following link: http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh180727.aspx the site also describes how to install the software. ( select option 3 Lync for Mac 2011 ) to download the DMG file. After installation you will see the main screen of Microsoft … Continue reading Microsoft Lync on Mac OS X | how to install / connect with Microsoft Lync for Mac.

Grep a part of a log file and convert it into small usable file

Today I had some nice learning due my work. I had a log file of 95MB and I just needed a little part of that file. To get this little part of information. I used my MacBookPro instead of my Windows 7 laptop. The windows 7 machine had issues to open the txt file of … Continue reading Grep a part of a log file and convert it into small usable file

How to create a Cisco VPN Connection in Apple Mac OS X LION

I’ve a MacBook Pro with macOS X Lion on it. the Cisco VPN Client which i had doesn’t work on LION. See the explanation below why. Now a colleague of me figured out how to create a Cisco VPN connection in LION described below. If you used the Cisco VPN Client with the release 4.x. … Continue reading How to create a Cisco VPN Connection in Apple Mac OS X LION

How to use an usb-to-serial on a Macbook Pro for configuring a Cisco device

Today I was wondering how to get a cisco console cable working on a Macbook Pro. Well after installing the driver ( downloaded from apple.com/support ( the PL2303 driver ) i could user my usb-to-serial. now I connected my light blue console cable. The following thing I had to do was: use the command: ls … Continue reading How to use an usb-to-serial on a Macbook Pro for configuring a Cisco device

Reason why the function keys of the backlight macbook pro doesn’t work.

Since a few days I got a new laptop/Notebook an Apple Macbook Pro 13". And yesterday i thought yeah lets show the cool feature of the laptop the backlight of the keyboard. Unfortunately they key ( F5 + F6 ) didn't work every time i got an icon in my screen Ø not available. After … Continue reading Reason why the function keys of the backlight macbook pro doesn’t work.