Jennifer Zelazny

Random and Opinionated Thoughts

Category: Hints

General hints I think might help others that I have come across over the years.

Apple Hints HOWTOs Web Development

How to fix: svn: error: The subversion command line tools are no longer provided by Xcode

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As I was getting ready to do my first svn check in today – I got an error that I had not seen yesterday: “svn: error: The subversion command line tools are no longer provided by Xcode” My operating system: macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Apple’s documentation on how to fix this: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos_release_notes/macos_catalina_10_15_release_notes The solution: Open: The Terminal App Type: xcode-select –install After the install is complete – run your commands as you did before the error Read more

CSS Hints HOWTOs

Fix for Bold Fonts Looking Bolder in Chrome

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If you noticed your fonts in Chrome looking more bold in Chrome than Safari – there is an easy fix. Add this in to your stylesheet (body or specific CSS class/ID): Example: h1 {-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;} You can see the difference: Before: After: Read more

Apple Hints HOWTOs Ideas

Mac OS 10.2.2 SSH Keys Passphrase Help

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If you are like me and a few days ago – noticed that you were getting prompted for your passphrase when using your SSH keys (instead of using the keychain) – here is how you can make a small change to no longer enter your password each time: http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/254468/macos-sierra-doesn-t-seem-to-remember-ssh-keys-between-reboots/264974#264974 Read more

Hints HOWTOs Ideas

Find Large Files in *NIX

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I recently ran into an issue where backups for a project were taking much more space than I thought they should. I figured there was a large error log somewhere – and sure enough I was able to easily find it with the following command: Read more