Canon powershot SX110 remote control

It seems the remote control functionality for the powershot SX110 on MacOS X 10.7.5 has been broken for quite some time now. I stumbled across an open source project gphoto2 also offering remote control functionality. sudo port install gphoto2 gphoto2 –auto-detect Model Port ———————————————————- Canon PowerShot SX110 IS usb:253,003 So far so good… gphoto2 –summary… Continue reading Canon powershot SX110 remote control

Disc burn error 0xFFFFFFCA

I keep getting “Disc burn error 0xFFFFFFCA” on Mac OS 10.5 Leopard. The cause was that I didn’t have read access to all the files that I was trying to burn. If you need to change this: Ctrl-Click on the file -> get info -> Sharing and permissions.

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PHP with apache on Mac OS X

Enable apache server with System Preferences -> Sharing -> Web Sharing -> Enable sudo emacs /etc/apache2/httpd.conf # Comment in the following lines #LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/ #LoadModule fastcgi_module libexec/apache2/ # Restart apache to pickup config changes sudo /usr/sbin/apachectl restart By default two sites are setup. http://localhost/ which maps onto /Library/WebServer/Documents/ and http://localhost/~user which map onto /Users/username/Sites/.

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Mounting filesystems over SSH

If you’re using a web host that supports SSH login, then you can mount the filesystem over SSH with Linux. # install the package (debian/ubuntu) sudo apt-get install sshfs # Create a mount point in current directory mkdir # Mount the remote directory “/home/user/” sshfs Or on a mac… by downloading MacFUSE… Continue reading Mounting filesystems over SSH