Category Archives: Mac

Mac : How to uninstall LogMeIn

LogMeIn remote control software cannot be removed without traces by just removing the .app icon/folder from the Application directory like you used to do with the majority of software (it will leave the finder tray icon, will attempt to start on boot, etc.). There is an easy way using the uninstaller script to achieve this… Read More »

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Mac : Unable to negotiate with x.x.x.x port 22: no matching key exchange method found. Their offer: diffie-hellman-group1-sha1

With the latest macOS Sierra 10.12 release, you might have observed issue connecting to servers or network devices running SSH. Please note that this article does not necessary apply or macOS, but any running OS with the latest OpenSSH v7. Because of the latest OpenSSH version, some older (legacy) encryption algorithm have been removed from… Read More »

iOS 9.3 : Unable to Verify Update

Having this error message trying to update your iPhone 5s to iOS 9.3? Unable to Verify Update iOS 9.3 failed verification because you are no longer connected to the Internet I have encountered this behaviour on a iPhone 5s device and it seem that this is also occurring on older devices such as iPad Air as well.… Read More »

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Mac : OpenVPN JSONDialog: Error running jsondialog

Have you encountered the following error trying to connect to OpenVPN server? JSONDialog: Error running jsondialog, status=(5, [], [‘task_for_pid(): 0x5’]), stdout=[], I have observed the following error message under the following circumstances : Operating system : Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11 OpenVPN client : v2.0.18.202 or older version The problem occur because of the System… Read More »

Mac : Ports broken after El Capitan upgrade

Mostly as usual, MacPorts have issues after Mac OSX upgrade. In my particular case it was after upgrading from Yosemite 10.10 to El Capitan 10.11. After issuing the following update command :

The following error showed up : Error: Error installing new MacPorts base: command execution failed Please run port -v selfupdate’ for details.… Read More »

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Mac : Show hidden files and folder in OSX

Here is a quick how to show hidden files and folders in OSX Mavericks 10.9. Using the terminal, do the following command to show a specific hidden folder. This example assume you want to display the “Library” folder contain in your user profile :

If you’d like to show all hidden file and folders… Read More »

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Mac : Issue with Divvy and Universal Access on OSX Mavericks

If like me you love managing your windows with Divvy on OSX, you might ran into this issue on Mavericks 10.9. The symptoms are : – Divvy is not showing up when pressing the key shortcut combinations ; – You may also see the following error in the system logs (/var/log/system.log) ; Dec 30 00:00:00… Read More »

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Mac : Cannot add account in Office 2011

Having issue adding a new account with Office Outlook 2011 on Mac OSX Mavericks 10.9? The strange behaviour I observed is that nothing happen when you click on “add account” and the Preference pane freeze up! I also noticed the following error messages in the logs (/var/log/system.log) :

Well, it’s obvious that your version of… Read More »

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Mac : Wireshark won’t start and ask for X11 with OSX Mavericks

With the latest OSX Mavericks 10.9 release, Wireshark refuse to open and complain about X11. First, make sure you have the latest XQuartz installed. It can be found at : http://xquartz.macosforge.org/ (Make sure to logoff/login again to your session once you installed it.) Then, if you attempt to open up Wireshark, you’ll end up with… Read More »

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