Month: May 2017

Using RegEx in Notepad++

Using the following RegEx strings in NotePad++ to clean up book marks file. Do a Search and replace, In for search for fields put the following strings In the replace field, put nothing, Make sure regex is selected. ADD_DATE=”[^”]+” LAST_MODIFIED=”[^”]+” PERSONAL_TOOLBAR_FOLDER=”[^”]+” ICON=”[^”]+” LAST_VISIT=”[^”]+” ICON_URI=”[^”]+”

Change mouse scroll direction in Windows

How to Reverse the mouse scroll direction in windows   TL;DR – Run regedit as an admin, search for “FlipFlopWheel” and replace the 0’s with 1’s, unplug and reinsert the mouse. Step-By-Step. Open Control Panel, double click “Mouse” to open the mouse properties windows, and then click on the “Hardware” tab. Select your mouse in […]

Setting the hostname on your Mac

Setting the hostname on your Mac using scuttle Open a terminal. Type the following command to change the primary hostname of your Mac: sudo scutil –set HostName <new host name> Type the following command to change the Bonjour hostname of your Mac: sudo scutil –set LocalHostName <new host name> Optional: If you also want to […]

How to automount an SMB share in Mac OS X

How to automount an SMB share in Mac OS X Connect to your network share, in Finder, Select Go, then Connect to server Enter the credentials for your login to your network drive and tick the ‘remember in keychain’ Open system settings, select users and groups then click on login items Drag the icon for your […]