Getting Railo working under Mountain Lion 10.8

On July 26, 2012, in ColdFusion, Mac, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

I have upgraded to Mountain OSX Lion 10.8 since it’s release yesterday and although the installation went pretty smooth, I am noticing some issues with my Apache setup. I use Railo with Tomcat as the servlet engine and Apache as the webserver. If you have a similar setup, here are the minor things you would […]

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A better Shell with oh-my-zsh

On January 8, 2012, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

In the last few months, I have found myself using the Terminal on my MacOS more and more. I just find it more satisfying to be in more control of what I am doing and it’s definitely faster too (if you know your commands well). And it was this inclination that led me to find […]

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Using MacOSX Lion command line mail with Gmail as SMTP

On December 9, 2011, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I have been trying to get my command line mail working on my MacOS (Lion) today and I noticed that the normal postfix emails get treated as SPAM by Google and because I was sending emails to myself on my gmail account, that was an issue for me. So, I thought of using gmail as […]

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Switching Kernel Boot Mode of a MacBook Pro

On March 14, 2011, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I bought myself the latest and greatest 17′ MacBook Pro this week and the very first problem that I hit after installing some of the Applications from my old Macbook was that one of the apps was not working. The app was “Cisco VPN Client” . The error I was getting was this :- A […]

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IIS 7.5 Virtual Directory Error : 401 UnAuthorized

On December 23, 2010, in Web Development, Browsers, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I almost went crazy with this one. The Scenario :- I installed IIS 7.5 on a fresh Windows 2008 box. Got a website up and running on it. Then added a Virtual Directory for all the site’s assets and thought I am done. But no! None of the assets were visible in browser. I tried […]

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Quickly Empty Trash on MacOS

On July 20, 2010, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

So, I often end up in situations where there is just too much data in my Trash and emptying Trash on a Mac can take ages. The annoying bit is – while Trash is being emptied – you can not delete anything else meanwhile. I ran into a situation today where I needed 40GB space […]

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CF/Flex Connectivity in Flex Builder : Invalid root. The WEB-INF/flex folder must contain either flex-config.xml or services-config.xml.

On June 8, 2010, in ColdFusion, Flex Builder, Flex, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I was setting up a new Project in Flex Builder with Application Server Type as ‘ColdFusion’. I had the default values in the Flex Builder wizard. But the Wizard wont let me go past the second screen. I kept getting this error :- Invalid root. The WEB-INF/flex folder must contain either flex-config.xml or services-config.xml. And […]

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Installing ColdFusion 9 on MacOSX with Apache : Broken Apache Config

On January 22, 2010, in ColdFusion, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I had to re-install ColdFusion 9 on my MacOS today and having installed CF approx. a million times before, I thought it would only take few minutes. Here is what I did :- 1) Went to /Applications/ -> Moved existing “ColdFusion 9” folder to Trash. 2) Ran the CF Installer and everything went well. But […]

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Flex Builder Shortcuts for MacOS

On March 30, 2009, in Flex Builder, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

Elad Elrom has compiled a pretty useful list of Flex Builder shortcuts for Mac users. You can grab the PDF version here. To me, this is something I could use on a daily basis. Thanks Elad.

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Talk to your Mac

On March 19, 2009, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I just read this very interesting article on how can you set up some commands to talk to your Mac. I didnt know this was possible.  I am going to try this as soon as I get home (I dont get to use my Mac at work 🙁 ) By the way, I am a […]

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