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Testing Your LAN Speed Using Two Macs

You can use HomeBrew and iperf to test your local network speed

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Mac OS Sierra breaks ssh keys

Mac OS Sierra breaks ssh keys

Apple “helpfully” replaced your own keys with its own

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How to avoid duplicate email folders

How to consolidate Drafts, Sent and Deleted messages into one set for ease of use

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How to install MTR (My Traceroute) on macOS

MTR s a great command-line tool for figuring out where a network is having problems between you and a host you are trying to reach. With each version of the Mac OS the tools required to use it move. Here are the pieces and steps

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How to remote control your Mac without iChat or VNC

Many of you may be familiar already with iChat’s screen sharing option. It is easy to use, safe (encrypts data being transferred over the network) and uses some unicorn dust to make the screen draws ultra fast. This works fine if you want to see

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Tunneling with macOS for security

As an internet user used to freedom there are a number of good reasons to create tunnels. A few examples: You are on a public or unprotected wireless network and you don’t want people spying on you (or worse, potentially grabbing personal information if you

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