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Set a Default macOS Finder Window Size with a Relaunch -
1. Open a Finder window and set it the size you want
2. Close all windows (Command+Options+W and click the close button)
3. Hold down the Option key, right-click the Finder icon, and select relaunch
mac  os  apple 
may 2017 by cameronl
Windows 8 UEFI Imaging Tips - FOG Project
Windows 8, 8.1, and 10

The Windows "dirty bit" is set ON when:
There are pending Windows updates
There is a pending restart
Fast Startup is enabled
Windows is hibernated
Windows is improperly shutdown
There is a chkdsk scheduled
Data corruption is detected
windows  os  image  clone  partition 
october 2016 by cameronl
What's Your Boot Mode? (EFI vs BIOS/CSM) - rEFInd Boot Manager /
Identifying Your Linux Boot Mode
1. presence of /sys/firmware/efi
2. dmesg | grep -i EFI

Identifying Your Windows Boot Mode
1. boot disk is GPT, then you must be using EFI
2. boot disk is Master Boot Record (MBR), you must have booted in BIOS mode.
efi  boot  os  linux  windows  mac  apple  hardware 
october 2016 by cameronl
Ubuntu 13.04 on MacbookPro Retina- Eric Charles Blog
2013/10/01 - "it is much easier nowadays to have a working MacBookPro/Retina/Ubuntu"
ubuntu  os  rbmp  macbook  pro  apple  hardware 
december 2013 by cameronl
The Pagefile Done Right! | Citrix Blogs
How to size the Windows paging file, details. Virtual memory.

Pushing the Limits of Windows: Virtual Memory
windows  os  memory 
august 2013 by cameronl
The Metro hater's guide to the Windows 8.1 Preview | ZDNet
"Are you a desktop diehard? If you've got no use for the Start screen and Metro-style apps, I have some good news for you. Windows 8.1 has a handful of interface tweaks you can make.."
windows8  microsoft  os  tweak  desktop 
july 2013 by cameronl
MacBookPro Retina - ArchWiki (Arch Linux)
"This page should help you setting up ArchLinux on a MacBook Pro 10,1 with Retina display."
arch  linux  os  rmbp  mac  hardware  boot  dualboot 
february 2013 by cameronl
Why Does Kubuntu Suck? - Richard A. Johnson's Blog
Topics: KDE, Kubuntu, Ubuntu, rolling release, Arch Linux, configurable desktop..
linux  os  distro  desktop  kde  ubuntu 
november 2012 by cameronl
Apple Fusion Drive SSD/HDD in software/OS. DIY. Mac developer. Tech details.
apple  fusion  drive  ssd  hdd  software  os  diy  osx 
november 2012 by cameronl
The rEFInd Boot Manager
rEFInd, my fork of the rEFIt boot manager for computers based on the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) and Unified EFI (UEFI). Like rEFIt, rEFInd is a boot manager, meaning that it presents a menu of options to the user when the computer first starts up, as shown below. rEFInd is not a boot loader, which is a program that loads an OS kernel and hands off control to it.
efi  bootmanager  linux  mac  osx  windows  dualboot  os  boot 
august 2012 by cameronl
OnyX - Titanium's Software • Download
OnyX is a multifunction utility for Mac OS X which allows you to verify the Startup Disk and the structure of its System files, to run misc. tasks of system maintenance to delete caches, to remove a certain number of files and folders that may become cumbersome, and more.
mac  osx  os  maintenance  software 
march 2012 by cameronl
Arch Linux on a Macbook Air 4,2 (pure EFI-boot) - David Goodlad
"This describes an Arch Linux install, not Ubuntu, and doesn't use the typical BIOS compatibility mode suggested in most linux-on-Macbook guides."
macbookair  linux  archlinux  mac  hardware  apple  macbook  laptop  os  efi  osx  dualboot  boot 
december 2011 by cameronl » About no-injection method on ATI’s
set keys to solve opengl problem (in apps such as preview, geekbench)
osx86  os  gpu  opengl  osx 
july 2011 by cameronl
Windows / OS X Time Sync Fix by Zephyroth
Best way i think is to make Windows use the bios clock as a UTC one and not as a local time. Windows is the one making the mess of time on your system so fix it on that side.

Set RealTimeIsUniversal in Windows Registry.
osx86  dual-boot  dev  os  howto 
june 2011 by cameronl

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