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What File System Should I Use for My USB Drive?

It can be tough porting your videos and music to every device you use. How do you know your Mac, Xbox, and Windows Machine can read your files? Read on to find your perfect USB drive solution. File systems are the sort of thing that many computer users take for . . . Read more

How to Access FTP and WebDAV Sites in Any Operating System’s File Manager

You don’t need third-party software to access FTP servers, WebDAV sites, and other remote files shares. Popular desktop operating systems like Windows, Mac, and Linux can all do this out-of-the-box. You can also access files stored on servers using the NFS, Windows file sharing (SMB), and SSH protocols. Different operating systems support different . . . Read more

How to enable X11 Forwarding with SSH on Mac OS X

Prerequisites: X11 environments on both the local and remote machine (see man X). Ensure network access for X11. In Mac OS X  on X11 Quartz check the authorization and client access options under Preferences in the Security pane. Enable X11 Forwarding with the “X11Forwarding yes” option set in “/private/etc/sshd_config” for your SSH . . . Read more