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Solution for VPN Connection: Verify your settings and try reconnecting.

I have been encountering a very irritating problem on my Mac for quite some time. Everytime VPN times out or you enter a wrong password, VPN stops working with this message: [code] An unrecoverable / configuration error occurred. Verify your settings and try reconnecting. [/code] Here is how to fix the problem without restarting your system. [code] $ ps aux | grep racoon captain 8399 0.0 0.0 2435116 524 s002 S+ 5:13PM 0:00.00 grep racoo ...

Homebrew update Error – cocot.rb

If you ever come across this error while trying to update homebrew on your Mac: [code] error: The following untracked working tree files would be overwritten by merge: Library/Formula/cocot.rb Please move or remove them before you can merge. Aborting Error: Failure while executing: git pull -q origin refs/heads/master:refs/remotes/origin/master [/code] just, do this: [code] $ rm /usr/local/Library/Formula/cocot.rb [/code] I have no idea what cocot.rb is for, or where it cam ...

Shortcut Keys not working in VirtualBox under Mac OS X

If you are running Windows, Ubuntu, other any other Linux distro in VirtualBox under Mac OS X, you are likely to discover that the normal Mac shortcuts keys don't work. command C don't copy, you can't tab using Command tab etc. It may seem like a buggy VirtualBox build, but it is not so. You just have to remember that host OS behaves like itself, and not like Mac OS X. There is no ...

Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT) – VirtualBox Mac

So you tried installing Ubuntu on your Mac's VirtualBox and got this error: [code] Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT). [/code] There probably are many causes for this error, but the one I encountered was because of /Applications not being owned by root. To see who owns /Application currently: [code] $ ls -l / [/code] If the owner of /Applications is not root: [code] $ sudo chown root /Applications [/code] Try ins ...

How to install MongoDB on Mac OS X

If you are looking for a straightforward, no-headache way to install Mongodb on Mac OS X you have come to the right place. If you are looking for a customized, tricky installation from source, you need to look somewhere else. There are many ways to install MongoDB on MacOS X: from source, binary download, MacPorts, and Homebrew to name what I am aware about. Go the Homebrew way, and ditch the rest. In fact, use Homebrew for managing all your packages ...