Installing dnsmasq on Mac OS X for local development

To install dnsmasq, you need to have installed homebrew first. Have a look at this article if you haven't got brew yet. You can install dnsmasq like this: brew install dnsmasq Next up, copy the configuration files and start dnsmasq: cp $(brew list dnsmasq | grep /dnsmasq.conf.example$) /usr/local/etc/dnsmasq.conf sudo cp $(brew list dnsmasq | grep […]

Securing Mac-OS from CVE-2014-7169 (Shellshock / Bash bug)

For this to work you need to have Xcode installed. If you don't have it, try: sudo xcode-select –install In a terminal execute these commands: mkdir bash-fix cd bash-fix curl | tar zxf – cd bash-92/bash-3.2 curl | patch -p0 curl | patch -p0 curl | patch -p0 cd .. xcodebuild Wait until you […]

Remove an App from Mac OS Launchpad

You may need to remove an application from your launchpad from time to time – an installation that did not work correctly or whatever. Just open a terminal and execute the following commands: sudo sqlite3 ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db "DELETE from apps WHERE title='<appname>';" killall Dock Whereas you replace <appname> with the name of your application, for […]