Running a couple of scripts in a row is no problem for Bash, but running them in parallel is more tricky. It gets even more ridiculous when on script needs to reach a certain state before another can start. This post illustrates how I solved this work using AppleScript.Continue reading "Starting CLI Services In Sequence"
Shell scripts (often referred to bash scripting, even though it's not necessarily bash) are a great way to automate certain things. Every now and then those scripts have to be run with privileges - in order to, say, register a network interface alias or bind a low-port.Continue reading "Always Run Script As Root"
The MacPorts update I ran a couple of weeks ago caused my git to upgrade to 220.127.116.11 - and switch from English to German. The workaround to make git speak English again while not chaning the locale of the entire system is rather trivial. But since I'm terrible at remembering that sort of stuff, documenting it might help with the next update… ☺Continue reading "Changing The Language Of A Specific Program"