Installing dbus on Mac OS using Brew

To install dbus, I follow the steps here: http://brewinstall.org/install-dbus-on-mac-with-brew/

  • First, open Terminal
  • Run the following command on the terminal:
  • ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null
  • Then you need to install Xcode command line tools:

xcode-select –install

  • After that, run brew:

brew install dbus

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Fixing Slow Internet on Mac X

Somehow I found that the internet when using my wife’s mac is getting slower. After months of reluctance in using Mac, I decided to do a little bit of google. It turns out it is a common problem in Mac. The following two posts seems to solve my problem. What I need to do is to add in some DNS address on the Network preferences.
http://technocrat.net/d/2008/8/23/48134/

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=358919

How to upload photos from IPhoto to Flickr

Someone has created a great plugin to easily export photos in your iPhoto album to Flickr. You can install it from this link:
http://www.dustin.li/Publish/Software/Entries/2007/12/26_Free_Flickr_eXport_iPhoto_Plugin.html

Simply install the dmg file, and then restart iPhoto. To export, click “File->Export”, choose the tab FFXporter, and upload your photos 🙂