2014 January

How to run a SuperDrive on a USB Hub

Jeff Grundy┬áhas made an awesome suggestion on how to make an Apple SuperDrive work on a USB Hub. As a background, Apple supports running these drives only when connected directly to the computer. They also work when connected to a ThunderBolt display, but you’ll get a warning saying the device is underpowered if you put… read more »

How to free up some Host Disk Space with Virtual Box

Here’s some hints on how to reduce the size of your virtualbox disk image (VDI) files, for linux guests (and host). First, you’d of course shut down your virtual box guest and then make a backup copy of that vdi file just in case. Next, boot into your guest and clean it up a bit:… read more »