Find your OS X Bluetooth Mac Address

Invertedlight/ April 27, 2020/ OS X Tech Tip

Working with the new Bluetooth Sockets in Python 3.x you will need to determine the OS X Bluetooth Mac Address of your system. At a terminal command prompt type the following: networksetup -listallhardwareports You should see listings similar to the following: Hardware Port: Bluetooth PAN Device: en2 Ethernet Address: cc:44:88:25:66:d3 The Mac address in the “Ethernet Address” value, “cc:44:88:25:66:d3” in

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MacBook Pro SMC reset – Battery / Fan Issues

Invertedlight/ April 28, 2018/ OS X Tech Tip

This is how to reset SMC on most modern Mac laptops, none of which have a removable battery: Shutdown your MacBook Air / MacBook Pro Connect the power adapter to the Mac On the MacBook / Pro’s keyboard, hold down the Shift+Control+Option keys and the Power button at the same time Release all keys and the power button at the

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Virtual Box – Change console window size

Invertedlight/ April 25, 2018/ OS X Tech Tip

Identify the resolution that your VirtualBox environment supports. Reboot the system and keep the Shift key till the grub windows appears then hit c. This will drop you into the grub console. Enter the commend vbeinfo to see a list of resolutions. Select the resolution that works for you (in my case, 1024x768x24). Edit /etc/default/grub to modify/create a line GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x24

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OS X Turn on Screen Sharing via Remote SSH Session

Invertedlight/ March 15, 2018/ OS X Tech Tip

sudo /System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ -activate -configure -access -off -restart -agent -privs -all -allowAccessFor -allUsers OR sudo defaults write /var/db/launchd.db/ -dict Disabled -bool false sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/