When trying to use Disk Utility to make a backup of one of my Raspberry Pi’s, I was repeatedly seeing an error that was causing my backup to fail. Operation cancelled Disk Utility Not particularly helpful. For me, the fix involved setting the Disk Utility application to have Full Disk Access inside macOS System Preferences,… Read more about macOS Disk Utility “Operation cancelled”
Recently, my Archive Utility started hanging every once in a while, when trying to open pretty small ZIP files (often under 1 MB.) The answer for me is annoying, but simple: Kill the appleeventsd process.
If you’re a user of the old iTether app like I am, and you need to re-download the OS X app, here’s the original download url. http://tether.com/i/Tether-iPhone.dmg Took me a while to find it again since they switched to the reverse proxy HTML5 method.
At the time of this writing, MAMP Pro 2.0.5 comes with a corrupted pear.conf file for PHP version 5.3.6, so I had to do some digging to install PHPUnit. You should be able to open up terminal and safely run the following commands to get PHPUnit installed and working correctly: rm /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.3.6/conf/pear.conf /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.3.6/bin/pear channel-update pear.php.net… Read more about PHPUnit, MAMP Pro 2.0, Netbeans 7.1, OS X