Tag Archives: MacOS

How to reinstall MacOS on M1 MacBook wiping previous admin

I’ve run into an issue when I gave my older MacBook with M1 chip to my wife. Even after reinstalling MacOS with a proper user for her and restoring from Time Machine, her admin account was not really the admin of that laptop. She was unable to create new users (MacOs failed to set a …

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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/

Install go with gvm on MacOS Big Sur

I used to use gvm for this — https://github.com/moovweb/gvm. But initial installation of go from scratch does not work for Big Sur as 1.4 does not have a binary for this OS (this command fails — gvm install go1.4 -B). To use gvm, you can do this: 0. Install gvm — bash <

Use brew cask to install software on MacOS

That’s the way to automate your favorite apps installed on a new machine with one command and a config file. https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-cask. You can either install apps manually with a command like brew cask install goland or install all your apps by provided config. One downside is that it has a limited list of apps supported …

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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

Install exact version via brew

For instance, we’re looking for kubernetes-helm@2.9 helm 2.9

Now we have needed version of helm. If you see an error message like Error: go: unknown version :mountain_lion, you should make a little hack (as it said here). Check all the files depending on

In each file just comment a string saying depends_on :macos …

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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.

How to setup mac time machine on synology nas

In russian, sorry. https://www.synology.com/ru-ru/knowledgebase/DSM/tutorial/Backup_Restore/How_to_back_up_files_from_Mac_to_Synology_NAS_with_Time_Machine