HOW TO: Easily Audit and Fix macOS Security Settings

the easiest and quickest way to audit and fix macOS’ security settings

Every once in a while, everybody is publishing the same old new content with steps you need to take in order to harden your macOS installation. And you follow along and ask yourself if there isn’t a simpler way to do this. After all this is a Mac, everything just works, and everything happens on the fly, and macOS is the most advanced OS in the world and all that bullshit.

Luckily, there is a simpler way to do this, with minimal interaction. But you’ll have to use the terminal. Don’t worry, it’s pretty painless. Check it out below…

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HOW TO: Create Time-Saving Aliases

save your precious time with command line aliases

If you don’t often use the terminal, but you find yourself having to type the same commands over and over, here’s a tip for you: create aliases. What’s an alias? It’s a shortcut that will save you time.

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SuperTuxKart: A Free, Open Source and Cross Platform 3D Kart Racing Game

A fun, free, open source and cross platform 3D racing game

SuperTuxKart is a cross-platform, free and open-source kart racing game. The gameplay is similar to that of the Mario Kart series, but also has distinct elements, such as collecting and using cans of Nitro. It features mascots of various open-source projects.

You can play in Story mode where you must face the evil Nolok, and defeat him in order to make the Mascot Kingdom safe once again! You can race by yourself against the computer, compete in several Grand Prix cups, or try to beat your fastest time in Time Trial mode. You can also race or battle with up to eight friends on a single computer, play on a local network or play online with other players all over the world.

Download SuperTuxKart for Linux, macOS, Windows and Android here. iOS users can try SuperTuxKart beta via Apple TestFlight.

KDE Plasma BigScreen Turns Your Dumb TV Into a Smart TV With Open Source Technologies [video]

Plasma Bigscreen is the free open-source user interface experience for “dumb” TVs

Smart TVs are everywhere these days. Most of them are based on Android and they collect a whole bunch of data from you. Some of them are even spying on you. Vizio was busted for using 11 million TVs to spy on its customers.

So what to do? You can:

1. If you already own a smart TV ( or don’t want to bother with option #2 ), consider using Pi-Hole and avoid smart TV with incorporated webcams and mics or remote with incporporated mics.

2. Take a look at KDE’s Plasma Bigscreen project.

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