Archive for the 'Operating Systems' Category

MacFUSE 0.1.9

Monday, January 29th, 2007

There’s a new, much improved release of MacFUSE.

New MacFUSE Release, SpotlightFS, SSHFS…

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

There’s an exciting new release of MacFUSE up on the project’s web site. Even better, you can now also download SpotlightFS (you’ll have to try it out to see how cool it is) and a graphical interface for sshfs. Enjoy!

Video: MacFUSE Tech Demos

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

The MacFUSE project page now contains a link to a brief video of some tech demos that I showed during my Macworld 2007 talk.

Macworld 2007, File Systems Talk, and MacFUSE

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

I gave a talk titled “Taming Mac OS X File Systems” at Macworld 2007 today. I also announced Google’s open source release of MacFUSE. Here are some relevant links: The MacFUSE Page on Google Code List of Wiki Articles on the Project Page Slides from the Talk Besides internal tech demos that I demonstrated during [...]

File Systems Are Cool

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Let us try to make them a little cooler on Mac OS X.

Upcoming Conferences

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

I will be speaking at the following venues in the near future: Chaos Communication Congress, Berlin, Germany (December 29, 2006) Macworld Conference & Expo, San Francisco, USA (January 11, 2007)

On Mac OS X Viruses

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

I usually find the security-related smugness of Mac users rather jarring. What’s often even more jarring is the reasoning behind such smugness. That said, I have to say that the recent furor regarding the so called OSX.Macarena “virus” amounts to, well, bullshit. If anti-virus companies are pretending to “recognize the threat” and therefore attempting to [...]

Trusted Computing for Mac OS X

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Read about how to enable trusted computing on Mac OS X. The document’s coverage includes: A discussion of the TPM hardware present in certain Macintosh computers Release of an open source TPM driver for Mac OS X Release of a Mac OS X port of an open source trusted computing software stack An overview of [...]

A Technical History of Apple's Operating Systems

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

The very first chapter I wrote for Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach was the “history” chapter. My goal was to create a comprehensive and detailed book. I deemed it important for the reader to understand the long and eventful journey toward Mac OS X. Therefore, I wrote the chapter as a technical history [...]

Mac OS X Internals: A Presentation

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

Mac OS X Internals: A Presentation is a Flash rendition of a presentation I recently gave.

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