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Open Quicktime and stream any device on macOS
Open Quicktime
Open Quicktime shortcut

This is one of those things that I do every day, and the flow is very boring: Open Quicktime, cancel the box dialog, Go to File > File > New Movie Recording, and then select the device. I mainly use it to view the signal from a USB video capture device, which works much better than doing it via VNC, Remote Desktop, or similar. In addition, these types of capture devices are very cheap.

Jose CerrejonAbout 1 minApplemacosquicktimestreamingvideotips
Umount & Clean your NTFS/exFAT partition from macOS using Python
external hard drive
My external hard drive with tons of 💩.

Sometimes I think I'm the one who has problems with the NTFS/exFAT partition on macOS. I have to unmount and clean it, because exFAT is the file system I use on a Raspberry Pi acting as NAS using the great DietPi OS.

Jose CerrejonAbout 2 minAppleTipsPythonTutorial
MacBook Pro 2021. My impressions and migration help

It seems unbelievable that it's been a year since my last post here, hello everyone, by the way. I'm not very active on social networks, except on Twitter, I really learn a lot from other people there or Discord where you can find me and chat with me inside the #pikiss-support channel.

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Batocera. Switch partition to extFAT for macOS/Windows compatibility

Many distributions prepared to play emulators, come by default with the secondary partition in EXT4 to store settings, BIOS and ROMs. For those of us who usually work with macOS and/or Windows, it would be better if this partition came in extFAT to be able to mount in you non Linux OS and transfer files comfortably from the Explorer/Finder, so that is what I have proposed today. It's not a big deal, let's go.

Jose CerrejonAbout 2 minAppleLinuxRaspberry PIAppleLinuxRaspberry PI
Today in mysteries to solve. DOSBox and the MacOS key mapping bug

Lately I've been doing mini posts about problems that I stuck on a daily basis. I have some of them pretty dense that I don't finish, I hope to get the time and publish them to get rid of my backlog.

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Best options to use for file/directory compression

Just a quick reminder, If you need the best ratio with different file compression software:

# 7z
7z a -t7z -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m -ms=on file_compressed.7z file_input
# tar.gz
env GZIP=-9 tar cvzf file_compressed.tar.gz file_input
# zip
zip -9 file_input
# rar
rar a -idq -r -y -m5 file_compressed.rar file_input
# Gzip
gzip -9 file_input

Jose CerrejonLess than 1 minuteAppleGeneralLinuxAppleGeneralLinux
Fix Git xcrun. error. active developer path (...) does not exist on macOS

Just a quick reminder. I Recently deleted XCode for getting some free space disk (30Gb!), and suddenly I get the message above. brew install git did not the trick. I use Git a lot, don't fuck me, Apple. All posts around the web say I must to install XCode. I don't want to do it. You only need the command line tools. So finally I found the command that saves my day:

Jose CerrejonLess than 1 minuteAppleApple
Tip. Automate Text Input in Commands

Sometimes it can be tedious to enter certain data in the command line, especially if you have to repeat it several times.

Imagine ftp command line authentication. We can make use of the expect command...

Jose CerrejonLess than 1 minuteAppleLinuxRaspberry PIAppleLinuxRaspberry PI
Upgrade to bash 4 in macOS
bash 4
bash 4

I know. Sorry for the long delay in updates. Been extremely busy with my job developing mobile apps and other stuff.

I came here just for write a notes about install Bash 4 to get some interesting feature from this Shell.

Jose CerrejonLess than 1 minuteAppleApple