Linux TPCDump Package Analyzer

Tcpdump command is a network packet analysing tool that is used to display TCP\IP and other network packets being transmitted over a network...

Bash Snippets

A collection of pure bash alternatives to external processes...

Youtube's Junk Makes me Dizzy

Are you satisfied with default filters youtube provides for your searches? Did you recently searched for...

Stop Chrome's Intrusive Autoplay

If you use Google Chrome you can prevent videos from auto-playing, and you should as these auto-plays are annoying as flies...

Sort Hosts File With Perl

Recently I had to sort more than 100 thousand hosts alphabetically. The tricky part was that these were domains, and I wanted to sort them by top level domain...

Change Photoshop's Splash Screen

On a Mac most Adobe CC apps splash screens can be changed by editing the proper .jpg that resides inside the Resources folder of the app. For instance to edit...

Mount/Unmount Bootcamp Partition

It is not always we need or want the Bootcamp windoze partition mounted. Most hardly access it... ever from the Mac. So why keep the partition mounted all the time...

Nuke Chrome's Intrusive Update on macOS

If you’ve used Chrome you might not be aware that it comes with a software that secretly “calls home” on a regular basis and downloads updates to your Google software...

Run ChromeOS Live from USB

Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the Linux kernel and uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface...

Mac Classic Emulator

A simple Mac Plus emulator written in javascript called PCE...

Converting to Data URI

The data URI scheme is a uniform resource identifier (URI) scheme that provides a way to include data in-line in web pages as if they were external resources...

DBXCLI - Dropbox Command Line Tool

DBXCLI is a command line client for Dropbox built using the Go SDK. With it you can upload files, download files, automate Dropbox backups, and much more...

Take Control of macOS With Defaults

There are hundreds of very nice and useful OS X system settings that cannot be accessed using the UI. To change these settings you'll need to use the Terminal.app command...

Edit Any DMG Image

To modify a DMG first mount the image in "read/write" mode (with shadow option), then when finished editing the DMG convert/copy the changes made inside the shadow...

Speed up macOS' Time Machine Backups

Time Machine backups are great, but very slow when a large amount of data/files needs to be transferred (such as the initial back-up). As designed by Apple the Time...

Basic .bashrc

A basic bashrc shell script to get you started...

A Better Android Shell

Accessing the Android's shell for the first time can be disappointing. One is expecting a fully featured shell or at least something, a history functionality at the very...

macOS AppPolice

You can easily manage CPU usage, and control those apps that tend to slow down the computer because they use way too much of the CPU's processing power...

Android - Disable Volume Warning

There are certain permissions that applications cannot be granted even if they request it in the Manifest, such as WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS. This is because granting...

SSH Login Without Password

You can login into a ssh session without having to type a password by using RSA Key authentication...

Photoshop PPW Extension

In his latest book "Modern Photoshop Color Workflow" Dan summarizes his experience presenting the "Picture Postcard Workflow", aka PPW: a disciplined, speedy...

Mounty: macOS NTFS R/W

Mounty is a tiny tool that re-mounts write-protected NTFS volumes under Mac OS X 10.9+ in read-write mode. No additional drivers are installed, the app makes use...

Recreate macOS' HD Recovery Partition

A number of scenarios can cause the Mac to "lose" it's recovery partition. However, the recovery partition (Recovery HD) is required for a number of tasks. For instance...

GNU Sed on the macOS

Like a lot of systems folks I use sed, a lot. It is probably an unhealthy amount of sed use but so be it. I operate on a lot of Linux servers but my desktop environment...

macOS' Gatekeeper Woes

Gatekeeper is the feature at work when OS X tells you that a particular application can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer...

Random Wallpaper by Time of the Day

I want my wallpapers to change each X minutes automagically. You are probably thinking: but there is an option in the System preferences to do...

Duti - macOS Bulk File Association Tool

Duti developed by Andrew Mortensen is a very handy and easy to use tool. Its very useful to setup newly formatted systems. It sets the default Apps

Wayback Machine Downloader

The Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet created by the Internet Archive, a nonprofit organization...

Save the Day with Windows Shadow Explorer

The customer's machine was infected by some handsome-ware and all his files were already encrypted. Including some very important pictures and a large Firebird...

Reset the macOS Setup Assistant

When you first start using a brand-new Mac or performed a clean install of macOS, you are presented with Setup Assistant, it creates the first user account and sets up...

macOS Quicklook plugins

Quick Look is a quick preview feature developed by Apple for the OS X system. It was introduced in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. By default the feature can be used by selecting...

Disable macOS Multicast Advertisement (Bonjour)

Despite the fact that mDNS has been around since 2000 many people don't even use it. Unfortunetly you can’t just disable the mDNSResponder launch daemon or the DNS...

macOS LaunchPad Layout

You can fully customize the layout of Launchpad. Not only change the placement of icons and creation of folders, but you can also change the number...

Hosts File Block Ads and Malware

Have you ever wonder where all the malware, ads, spyware, junkware, viruses, trojans and worms floating on the Internet comes from? Well they come from tens of thousands of...

Edit Hardcoded macOS Finder Menus

Finder has many contextual menu options, some only show for folders, others only show when you have more than one item selected, etc. Unfortunately there is no...

Eject macOS Volumes Like a Boss

Sometimes our workflow can be degraded when working with a lot of mounted volumes at once. Things can get confusing. But there is a easier way to manage and eject them...

Browser Leakage

When you browse the web, small beacons (trackers) are spying on your online activities. Even though such trackers are invisible, they collect information about you...

macOS Brew

Homebrew installs stuff you need that Apple didn’t. Installs packages to their own directory and then symlinks their files into /usr/local...

Rooting Samsung J5 Prime G570M

The original Samsung software that comes with the Galaxy J5 Prime is, as is the case with all other Samsung phones, bloated! It has a lot of useless...

Samsung Android Boot Animations

These bootlogos (qmg files) were made for a Samsung J5 Prime (SM-G570M), but they will actually work with most samsung devices matching the animation's resolution...