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I am on a Mac that is bound to an AD Domain. The AD Domain has a 90 days pass…

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/08/27

[WayBack] I am on a Mac that is bound to an AD Domain. The AD Domain has a 90 days password expiration policy. When will my password expire? $ cat bin/is-passwor… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

For my link archive:

Script copied to [WayBack] Kristian Köhntopp: I am on a Mac that is bound to an AD Domain. The AD Domain has a 90 days password expiration policy. When will my password expire?  · GitHub

–jeroen

Posted in *nix, Apple, bash, Development, Mac, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Air, MacBook-Pro, MacMini, Power User, Scripting, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Upgrade to ‎Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 on the Mac App Store

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/08/17

If you are still on version 8, then note this version will be deprecated at 20180901, so it is time to upgrade to [Archive.is‎Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 on the Mac App Store

[Archive.is] ‎Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 on the Mac App Store is now at version 8.0.44, which changed one thing:

This update adds a dismissible banner to the app UI to message the fact that the client will be deprecated soon. You can start using the new version of Remote Desktop today by downloading Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 from the App Store.

It is easy to import your RDP desktops from version 8 into version 18: in the menu, select Connections, then Import from Microsoft Remote Desktop 8, then enter your credentials so the saved logon passwords can be imported from the [WayBack] KeyChain.

A few things to note:

  • importing the Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 fails to import the Local Resource bindings
  • in Microsoft Remote Desktop 10, editing Local Resource binding right after adding them will crash

Background reading:

The full version histories of both:

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Posted in Apple, Power User, Remote Desktop Protocol/MSTSC/Terminal Services, Windows | Leave a Comment »

Two fans were podcasting at RetroMacCast before it was cool

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/08/07

Around this time, episode 500 of RetroMacCast should be out.

It’s an “about weekly” podcast centered around classic Apple computers, mainly of the Macintosh kind but occasionally also on the Apple I, ][, //e, //c and ///, IIgs and Lisa kinds.

After all these years since they started in 2006, It’s still fun to listen to.

Occasionally they do a vodcast on YouTube, for instance their 100th show below.

New episodes are announced here:

Source: [WayBackTwo fans were podcasting at RetroMacCast before it was cool

–jeroen

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Posted in //e, Apple, Apple ][, Classic Macintosh, History, Macintosh SE/30, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Mac OS X beyond Yosemite: Ctrl-Click to add/remove an item from a selection fails in Windows on VMware Fusion

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/08/03

Somewhere after Yosemite, braindead Mac OS X forcibly maps “Ctrl+Click” to right-click. In past versions, you could disable but those days have gone.

This means that inside Windows on VMware Fusion, you cannot add/remove items to/from a selection any more (for instance in the Windows Explorer).

Various workarounds turned up in my Google Search, but only this one works:

Holding down CTRL + OPTION together and LEFT CLICKING will do this.

Source: [WayBackvmware fusion – How to use the control key in VM Ware? – Super User

–jeroen

via:

Posted in Apple, Fusion, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Air, MacBook-Pro, MacMini, macOS 10.12 Sierra, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Power User, Virtualization, VMware | Leave a Comment »

Many ways to lock your MacBook

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/07/31

There are [WayBack] 7 ways to lock your MacBook – CNET: When it comes to locking your Mac, you have options.

For now I’ve added the below alias to my ~/.bash_profile which only works if you have “require a password immediately after sleep or screensaver begins”. I have that enabled (with a 5 second delay, not immediate so that when I’m behind my laptop and it starts the screensaver I can still move the mouse or touch a key to keep it awake).

alias sleep-display='pmset displaysleepnow'

See:

–jeroen

Posted in Apple, iMac, Mac, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Pro, Power User | Leave a Comment »

 
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