Use Enthought Canopy’s Python with Oh-My-Zsh

Enabling Canopy’s Python in Oh My Zsh is not that much different than doing so in bash. You just have to edit your .zshrc file and prepend your PATH to look in Canopy’s bin folder for packages before looking in your user’s bin folder. Find out how.

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How to Bypass Websense, the Better Way

If you’re at work or school, an SSH tunnel is better than using a VPN to bypass Websense. Using a VPN will route all your traffic through an external server, so you’ll lose access to local servers and more than likely lose access to email and your intranet, as well. But with an SSH tunnel you can dedicate one browser to traffic over an SSH connection, making that traffic encrypted so Websense can’t block it, and not mess around with your computer’s network settings.

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View Evernote Notes on Your Desktop with GeekTool (OS X)

Evernote provides a lot of conveniences: sync, formatting, text recognition in images, the ability to segregate notes into notebooks, sharing, checkboxes, and more. The only problem is you have to open Evernote every time you want to view a note, then scroll through your notes to find the important one. Imagine if you could see your most used notes right on your desktop…no more scrolling and searching.

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Limit Size of Time Machine Backup on WD My Book Live

Normally Time Machine will use up much space as is available on the WD My Book Live hard drive. However, there is a simple fix to limit the size of any Time Machine backup volume, and it’s pretty easy to do on a My Book Live. Just replace the Time Machine sparesebundle with a custom …

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