Category Archives : Linux


Mac hosed from installing new mac os

New mac os available.  You try to install but you run out of space.  It will fail and your mac will be hosed.  You could press command + R while booting and get into OS Utilities, but it doesn’t allow you to free up space and delete files individually.   Solution: boot into live usb […]


# yum install hfsplus-tools Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again

In fedora, if you try to yum install and get:   # yum install hfsplus-tools Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again   Change https to http in files in /etc/yum.repos.d/*, e.g.:   sed -i ‘s/https/http/g’ /etc/yum.repos.d/*