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24/07/2011

How to backup your full Flickr account (script)

Why you would like to copy all your images stored at Flickr to your computer? Well, maybe you want to browse them later offline, maybe you want to stop paying your PRO account, or to keep them just in case...

In any case, Flickrtouchr is a simple command-line script to backup Flickr. You don't need to know python or programming at all. A couple of lines in the Terminal and that's it.

After...

7/03/2010

Reset iTerm preferences to default

If you have messed up your iTerm application preferences you can aways return to the factory settings by deleting your iTerm preferences file. Just delete the following file:

rm ~/Library/Preferences/net.sourceforge.iTerm.plist

This will delete your profiles, very useful when you have remapped keys and you can't remember how to go back.

8/09/2007

Overburning script for Mac OS X, Record large films in Mac

If you use the Finder burning tool to create your CDs, or an application that doesn't support overburning (surpass a little bit the CD or DVD maximum size) I am sure that some time you got anrgy.

Sometimes are films, sometimes it's just one more song in the CD library you are creating... The thing is that you have 703MB and you cannot burn a 700MB CD. It won't happen again!

Because I did a...

25/06/2007

How to convert MP3 to AAC, or how to set MP3 as ringtone in your mobile phone

As if I were a teenager, yesterday I found an mp3 song that I hadn't heard in maybe ten years and a smile came to my face when I imagined that it could be played in my mobile when I need a loud tone (I am on of those who preffer having it silent all the time)

So I passed the MP3 directly to the mobile but it failed, the mobile can play it but can't be set as ringtone. Rapidly browsed my...

19/10/2006

Cómo conectarse a Internet con un móvil symbian vodafone y OS X

Si te quieres conectar a internet utilizando tu móvil Vodafone via blueetooth (también es posible hacerlo vía infrarrojos, aunque es más lento que el caballo del malo) aquí van algunas observaciones antes de que te empiezes a tirar de los pelos:

Asegurate que tu móvil tiene acceso a Internet En el menu del móvil dirigete a: Herramientas » Ajustes » Conexión » Paquetes de datos » Punto de...

4/11/2005

Installing and configuring PostgreSQL server on Mac

You can use the Fink package system to install postgresql if you are already using Fink (inside a terminal: sudo fink install postgresql and then configure the server).

OR you can install postgresql, with the clean solution offered by Marc Liyanage.

I prefer the 2nd option. If you also choose that, follow carefully the installation instructions and you'll have PgSQL working in minutes.

If...