Today, the first alpha of Ghost shipped. Here is a quick tip for making it available beyond localhost.
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iTerm 2 is the best Terminal replacement for Mac OS X. As somebody, spending most of his time on the console, I set up the Hotkey window so it opens fullscreen on my MacBook Air and fills half of the screen in my iMac. Obviously, I added iTerm 2 to the Login Items in Users […]
I cannot believe I did not know this.
Ever since Google+ Communities became available, people complained about their Community posts automatically popping up on their profiles, too. This has been the default for public Communities. In fact, many Community owners on finding this out killed their public Communities and started over doing private ones.
I’m a Gmail addict. We run our company email on it. All my personal mail has been based on it for years. Lately, I got annoyed that whenever clicking a mailto: link anywhere on the Web, Apple Mail launched. Now, Apple Mail likely is the worst email client ever written and – frankly – using […]
It is a surprisingly little known fact that Gmail and Google Apps for Businesses customers can use instant aliases to better track potential spam mail originating from singing up for (free) services. Tweet
A couple of my posts have reached thousands of users. Lately, my iPhone 5 to Nexus 4 switch got republished by GIZMODO, picked up by ReadWriteWeb and CNET News. With increased popularity comes increased risk. rottmann.net, formerly 24100.net, runs on the most current version of WordPress. However, it’s not a fresh install. Instead, I started […]
Apple has removed X11 from the Mountain Lion distribution. If you were running Wireshark on Lion and upgraded to Mountain Lion, or installed Wireshark on a fresh copy of Mountain Lion, it will no longer run. You can bring it back by following these steps: Uninstall Wireshark by trashing the Wireshark.app bundle from your ~/Applications […]
Today, for the first time, I got really angry with Apple. I’ve been a longtime Apple fanboy. I love the company, its culture and stopped counting the Apple devices around my house when I reached a number higher than ten. :) Today, while being in the office, I installed the Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 […]
Earlier this week Robert Scoble launched his much anticipated new site building43. Building43 aims at helping “traditional” businesses understand the impact of emerging Web technologies and the behavioral changes driven by these. The web is growing so incredibly fast — it’s so dynamic and has so many new tools. Keeping up with the web and […]
One of the applications I’m using over at Facebook is FriendFeed. Besides the ability to show your livestream in a profile box, it automatically cross posts FriendFeed content to your Facebook Wall, thus driving more traffic to your relevant content. I’ve noticed that occasionally the FriendFeed application stopped working. Not entirely, but it stopped publishing […]