SSH’ing to a server and doing all the configuration through terminal is easy and very fast, but when you want to edit files and set a remote development environment on your local machine, mounting a remote filesystem over ssh and editing them as the files were in your computer is the way to go.
Right now I’m using the just released OSX Mavericks (OSX 10.9), so for mounting a remote system you will need to do some tricks and tweaks to have it working. I will try to explain step-by-step on how to do it.
The thing that made me buy mac is that it has a OS based on Unix, and programs like Photoshop and Microsoft Office (not a big OpenOffice fan yet). Like a good nerd, I can’t live without my beloved terminal, which makes my life easier. In this post I will show some commands so you can have fun on mac’s terminal. Hope you like it, and if you have any other ideas, please comment on the post!
1. Twitter Update
Nothing more geek than updating your twitter from terminal. Just change the user e pass from the pre. Way cool.
curl -u user:pass -d status="Tweeting from the shell" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
2. Sing songs
Release your creativity, sing along.
sudo osascript -e 'say "Dum dum dum dum dum dum dum he he he ho ho ho fa lah lah lah lah lah lah fa lah full hoo hoo hoo" using "Cellos"'
While following the coverage of Apple’s macbook event at gizmodo, I found one picture that I think is worth sharing,
they took a shot from people writing stuff about the event… And from few notebook screens I could see there, at least 3 using wordpress. Thumbs up WP!! 😀
BTW, new macbook’s looks amazing, can’t wait to get one of those!!!
I’ve owned a Iphone for a while now, it’s an amazing phone, the best I have ever used so far. But when I first started using it, my only concern was that the battery didn’t last as much as I expected. After two days, it was gone, and when I needed it, the phone just didn’t turn ON. I used to let the wireless on almost all the time and downloading many new apps. Now that I have some more experience on how my little gadget works, I will try to share some ideas on how you can optimize your iphone’s battery life and have a better iExperience.
Deutsche Telekom started to sell unlocked iPhones in Germany Right
now, if you live in Germany you can buy an iPhone with a 2 years
contract for 399 euros ( something like 590 dollars ). But due some court injunction, they will
also sell unlocked iphone with the spicy price of 999 euros ( only
1,477 dollars). Do you think it’s really worth it to pay all this money
for and unlocked iPhone?