Category Archives: Troubleshooting

Disable your VPN to access iCloud using Linux

Sign in to iCloud dialog box
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VirtualShield for Linux fails to install in Mint20

VirtualShield sign-in screen in LInux

I successfully run VirtualShield in a virtual machine running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The app auto-loads when I launch the OS.

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Recovering data from a Powerbook G4 with a crippled keyboard

The prospect of recovering data off of a client’s Powerbook G4 proved to be a challenging project for several reasons:

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Fix for failed SuperDuper backup

SuperDuper failed backup message

Prepping for the fall rollout of macOS Catalina, I unsuccessfully attempted a SuperDuper 3.2.5 clone of my Mojave 10.14 configuration. I contacted Shirt Pocket, the developer of SuperDuper, whose support technician provided the easy fix.

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