In preparation for moving to Mojave, I'm updating my GNU Emacs installation process.
This isn't a blog and the content here is not blog posts. Rather, these are random notes I've taken that I've chosen to make public for ease of reference. If you stumble across them and find them helpful, that's great, however, compelling reading and thoughtful prose are not to be found here.
Note on installing and configuring
elpy in GNU Emacs 26.1 with Python 3.7 on
MacOS Sierra (10.12).
This is a simple way to configure a macOS system for web development. It allows one to develop multiple sites locally, without reconfiguring anything when changing sites/customers.
There are two key components to the strategy: dnsmasq and the httpd daemon's configuration.
These are my notes on installing acme.sh and using it on an aging Django site. They were originally written sometime in 2016 and updated in May of 2018.
The LCD display on my 27" iMac (mid-2011) went dead/black. It's a common problem. These are my notes on a software-only fix.
Notes on backing up FreeNAS11 running ZFS.
Notes on installing Plex Media Server in an Ubuntu VM running under Proxmox VE.
Possible duplicate content with plex-ubuntu-proxmox
These are notes on how I setup SMB and AFP shares on FreeNAS 11. The key to successful use of both in an Apple environment is to use AFP only for Time Machine backups and to use SMB for everything else. I was unable to make the two protocols coexist under any other configuration 1. This is really not so bad, as Apple has been migrating towards the exclusive use of SMB for some time. These notes describe how to: