Category Archives: Apple

IPSEC VPN with Strongswan 5

This howto describes setting up an IPSEC VPN for use with the Iphone, Ipad and Mac OSX VPN clients on Centos/RHEL 6. I am using the 5.x branch of Strongswan which is now the mainline actively maintained branch. At the time of writing the 5.x EPEL package was only available in the testing repo.

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Mountain Lion and Linux on your Mac

A fast, refreshed, and completely awesome Mac is within your reach, but Mountain Lion isn’t the way to get there. Install Linux on it, one great alternative that will breathe new life into your Mac hardware.

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Make Your Entire Home AirPlay-Compatible

Apple’s new media-streaming technology, AirPlay, is a great way to stream devices across your home, but it only works on Apple-approved destinations out of the box. Here’s how to make your entire home AirPlay-compatible, so that whether you’re using Windows or Mac, Android or iOS, XBMC or another media center, you can stream media seamlessly between each.

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AirPrint and Linux

I’ve been trying the iPhone OS[1] 4.2 GM, and decided to play with the AirPrint functionality. However, Apple has removed the ability to print to locally attached PC/Mac printers with the final versions of iTunes 10.1 and OS X 10.6.5. Using a beta version of iTunes 10.1 for Windows, Wireshark, avahi-discover and a few other tools, I managed to get an understanding of how AirPrint works.

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