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How to Update OpenVPN for Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

After the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability was exposed, Donald Burr of otakunopodcast wrote up instructions on how to verify the version of OpenSSL we’re running, and how to update it. Here are his instructions:

If you run the command:

port deps openvpn

it will show you what other MacPorts ports that openvpn depends on. If Read More…

#457 Deleting iOS Mail, AT&T Unlocking Disaster, WordPress.com, IP Blacklisting, Taming the Terminal Part 16

Who knows more, AppleCare or Allison? netchimp.co.uk if you can’t delete email on your iOS device. Unlocking fun fighting with AT&T but joy with Verizon. WordPress.com interview from New Media Expo. How I got my own IP address blacklisted from my own website with ScreenSteps! In Taming the Terminal part 16 of n, we talk Read More…

How to Restart IP Forwarding on VPN Server on Mac

I have been running a VPN server on my Mac for a while now, per Donald Burr’s most awesome instructions here. One day while out and about I tried to use my VPN from my Mac and iOS devices only to discover that while I could connect and get an IP address internal to my Read More…

How to Uninstall VPN Server on Mac

If you’ve installed a VPN server on your Mac using Donald Burr’s most awesome instructions but for some reason want to uninstall the server, here’s an uninstall script along with text-based instructions from Donald:

Download the script here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/169813/uninstall-openvpn

Find the place where you downloaded the script (probably in your Downloads folder), keep a finder Read More…

#456 Shure XLR Interface, Stitcher Radio, Voice Dream Reader, Skech Rise iPhone Case, Airframe Phone Mount, Dispatch Mail, Taming the Terminal Part 14

Switch to the Shure Digital x2u XLR to USB interface to improve my audio. NosillaCast is now on Stitcher Radio at stitcher.com. Terry Austin of IntelligentElectrons.com teases us with a partial review of Voice Dream Reader which works with OCR apps to read documents to you in fabulous voices. Dr. Bott sent me a box Read More…

#453 Dot Me Domain, Mac Boot Up Key Modifiers, Enable Remote Mac Screensharing Audio, PortraitPro, Taming the Terminal 14

Make sure you get to Macworld | iWorld in time to see me do my Tech Talk on Thursday March 27th! And early bird registration ends on 28 February so be sure to sign up early. Interview from New Media Expo with Nataša Dukanović about the .Me domain name. In Dumb Question Corner, Yadiel Sotomayor Read More…

Checklist to Limit Data Use on Mifi While on Travel

Problem to be solved:

I have a shared data plan between my Mifi and my iPad. Under normal use at home I never go over my 4GB plan (not even close) but about 2 days into a vacation I get a 75% usage warning. I had Katie Floyd of the Mac Power Users Podcast Read More…

#451 TMAX 9HD Android Tablet, Airport Extreme, Fun With Siri, Taming the Terminal Part 13

I give my review of the TMAX 9HD Android Tablet from APEX that’s only $100, I explain why we HAD to get a new Airport Extreme…for the children, how to find your family members with Siri. In Taming the Terminal Part 13, Bart unravels the mystery that is the PATH.

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#449 Telestream and Shoelace Wireless at Streaming Media West, Taming the Terminal Part 12 The Environment

More posts coming to podfeet.com, and don’t forget to go to mactopics.de/nosillacast to try to win a copy of Clarify this week. Two new interviews from Streaming Media West. First we talk to Telestream Project Manager Kevin Lauden about Switch, a not-yet-released multimedia player for OSX now that QuickTime is being deprecated, and Episode which Read More…

How to Create Address Labels from OSX Contacts

Introduction – Problem to be Solved

In this short tutorial we’ll work through how to use your Contacts application in OSX to print cute address labels for your holiday cards. Every time I go through this I make a lot of mistakes, so I’m actually going to show you how to do it wrong so Read More…