Tag: "howto"

How to get AC-3 5.1 surround sound on your Mac

Perian
Perian includes the a52 codec you need to decode AC-3 out from AVI or MKV files
So your hooked up your Mac to your 5.1 receiver and all you get is lousy stereo? Worry no more, decent AC-3 support is finally available for Mac OSX! In my case I have an Intel Mac Mini from 2006 hooked up to a Denon AVR-3801 via a fiber optic S/PDIF… more »

How to fix Mac OS X Terminal Page Up/Down + Home/End of line

If your Page Up/Down and Home/End of line keys don't seem to work in Mac OS X Terminal, here's how to fix them! more »

How to use SSH private keys on Mac OS X

First cool thing that everybody knows already: Mac OSX is based on Unix so you get ssh out of the box. Second cool thing you may not know: OS X 10.5 actually also comes with an ssh key agent (ssh-agent). That means that, without any additional softwar… more »

How to manage MySQL binary log space (Debian)

So it turns out that what is filling up my root partition is my MySQL binary logs.A collection of fat files in /var/log/mysql ...So I had several options: Move the logs to a different partition Increase the size of the root partition D… more »

Why is my Linux root partition full?

Oh my... nothing puts a server down on its knees more than a root partition with 0% free space. Oh well, ok, maybe being dugg beats it. But still, when you have a full partition, you're in trouble... First thing is to find what is using that much spac… more »