How to add a static route on OSX

I’ve just had this one with a pptp vpn – one network was accessible over it but another behind it wasnt so I had to add a static route. First you need to know the remote ip address of the vpn connection: sabrina:table peter$ ifconfig ppp0 ppp0: flags=8051<UP,POINTOPOINT,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1444 inet 192.168.1.3 –> 192.168.1.1 netmask […]

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Compiling Java 7.0 on OS X

Since the announcement by Apple last week about deprecating Java on OS X, there’s been a few people wanting to know how to compile OpenJDK on the Mac. Although I’ve not done this for JDK 6, this article cover’s how to compile and use the current development version of JDK 7.0 on OS X. First […]

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ssh-askpass on OSX 10.5

I’ve been playing with NetBeans 6.7M3 and the latest Mercurial plugin and found that I couldn’t push to a remote repository via ssh. All netbeans would return was: Here the remote server is trying to prompt for the login password but fails because OSX 10.5 does not have the ssk-askpass command. After some searching on […]

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