Tag: Mac

  • Creating and installing SSH Keys (Mac)

    Great article here (thanks HowtoForge) that pretty much worked as-is on my Mac running macOS 10.13.6. Never knew about about ‘ssh-copy-id’, will come in very handy!

  • Scanning Mac WiFi networks from the command line

    Thanks to osxdaily.com for this tip. First, do this (one-time operation): $ sudo ln -s /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport /usr/local/bin/airport Then, anytime you want to query the nearby Wi-Fi networks, make sure Wi-Fi is enabled, and do this: $ airport -s This will create output that looks like this (B/SSIDs changed to protect the innocent 🙂 ): SSID […]

  • Installing Boost on macOS High Sierra (10.13.2)

    Assuming you have Homebrew installed already: Launch Terminal “brew install boost” (without the quotes). Notice errors. Try updating brew by doing a ‘brew update’. Failures.  Notice by looking at /Users/<userid>/Library/Logs/Homebrew/boost/01.bootstrap.sh that “brew” is at version 0.95 on my machine. Research brew and see it’s on version 1.4.0. Reinstall Brew as though it’s never been installed (even though […]