Category Archives: MasOsX

Run virtual machine Ubuntu/Windows on m1 macos

There is a program called UTM based on QEMU and developed for m1 MacBook virtualization. At least Ubuntu Server is working fine for me. https://mac.getutm.app/guide/. More info on this — https://eshop.macsales.com/blog/72081-utm-virtual-machine-on-m1-mac/

Debugging go app in Jetbrains Goland on m1

First download a proper version of GoLand here — select .dmg (MacOS Apple Silicon) here (direct link — https://www.jetbrains.com/go/download/download-thanks.html?type=eap&platform=macM1&build=211.6556.11&code=GO). Then make sure you are using arm version of go (go version go1.16.2 darwin/arm64). If not, download and install arm version of golang (like «go1.16.2.darwin-arm64.pkg») from the list here — https://golang.org/dl/. Now it should work. With …

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Run Steam on MacBook with m1 chip (apple silicon)

You need to install Crossover. Then you need to install Steam there. Good video explaining the process of installing Steam on Apple Silicon chips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TdCV7fn2CA Here is the list of supported games — https://applesilicongames.com/

Mac fan control

It is interesting to check mac’s CPU/GPU temperature and manage fan speed. You can do it with https://crystalidea.com/macs-fan-control/download

Installing protobuf tools on MacOS

Installing protoc

Or follow different instructions. Installing grpc_cli Option 1. Easy way.

It is described here — https://github.com/grpc/homebrew-grpc. Option 2. Hard way — using cmake and make. NOT RECOMMENDED.

Or follow these instructions

Remove auto-restarting process on mac

I got problems with a process which descrbibed itself on my mac as /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.alibaba.security.aliedr. It was launched with root privileges and was started by the system after sudo pkill -f com.alibaba.security.aliedr. Renaming a file in the dir and rebooting did not help. What did help is this article — https://www.macworld.com/article/2047747/take-control-of-startup-and-login-items.html. I’ve found it and renamed …

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How to hide face with iMovie

If you want to edit a video on mac and want to hide some part of the scene, there’s one easy way I found to do it with iMovie. I didn’t find a way, I’ve found a video about that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSC_Rje68FI

Setting zsh on you mac

This gist is great: https://gist.github.com/kevin-smets/8568070 I just added these line at the bottom:

List of embedded plugins: https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/tree/master/plugins Custom plugins are installed here — ~/.oh-my-zsh/custom/plugins (actually, $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins). Like this:

Spectacle for fullscreen apps on mac

It can make your app fullscreen and also manage your apps positioning. http://www.spectacleapp.com/ You could also try http://magnet.crowdcafe.com/ Now they suggest to use https://rectangleapp.com/ instead of spectacular.

Webstorm deployment is not working on modern mac and IPv6

First of all, get all interfaces:

Possible solutions: 1. It’s working but you should do it after every login to your mac:

2. In webstorm: Help → Edit custom VM options

Help → Edit custom properties

You should also check what interfaces work for you.