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quick MacOS VNC and Subversion fixes

Just a quick couple of notes in this post. Two problems sucked a few hours of time this week, so it seems reasonable that they get pushed somewhere more visible for those with the best of Google-fu... connecting to a Mac VNC server from Linux and a weird "authorization failed" bug/oddity in subversion. Connecting to […]

zero out your drive or "delete it for good"

So you’re selling (or trashing) your computer and want to make sure there’s nothing left on the hard disk afterwards, right?  No problem.  Going from built-in to hand-crafted, try these options... Use the “Secure Empty Trash” option on your Mac.  It will write zeros over the data 35 times. Perform an erase/zero out option to […]