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Monday, June 23, 2014

How to create bootable OS X Mavericks install media on USB/Disk Volume

             Apple's Mavericks installer now comes with a tool to make a bootable installer. Run the following command to create an installer disk.

sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ --nointeraction

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

How to enable root login in gnome on Debian 6 or 7

Root user login in gnome is disabled on Debian system by default for security reasons. If you want to enable it for specific reasons then follow the below steps :

1. Login into Debian system
2. launch the Root Terminal from Applications -> Accessories.
3. Authenticate with password to launch the Root Terminal.
4. Open "/etc/pam.d/gdm3" with vi.
    #vi /etc/pam.d/gdm3
5. Look for "auth     required  user  != root   quiet_success"  , comment it out as below.

    #auth     required  user  != root   quiet_success
6. Save the modification with Esc+w+q+Enter keystroke.
7. Restart or reboot Debian system.
8. Login with root user in gnome. You should be now able to login successfully.


Friday, March 01, 2013

How to view contents of xar archived Mac OS X installer packages

            Pacifist helps if you want to inspect a downloaded package to see what it will install before installing it. Pacifist opens Mac OS X .pkg package files, .dmg disk images, and .zip, .tar, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, and .xar archives and allows you to extract individual files and folders out of them. Pacifist can be downloaded from here or here

Thursday, October 18, 2012

UnlockRoot - An easy to use tool for rooting android devices

        UnlockRoot  is an easy to use android rooting application on windows. Android rooting is the process of allowing users of smart phonestablets, and other devices running the Android mobile operating system to gain "root access" within Android's subsystem. UnlockRoot supports numerous number of android devices. UnlockRoot is regularly updated to support newer android devices. UnlockRoot can be downloaded from here.

How to cut/convert your miniSIM to MicroSIM or nano SIM?

                  We can convert our mini SIM cards to micro or nano SIM with the easy steps published at : . The web page has a simple PDF template which has instructions how to cut the SIM card into different shapes. the PDF template can be downloaded from here too. 

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