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  • Japanese input method switching: after first start, Macos does the first setup - configure then Japanese and English. Later, to change to Japanese input press the かな-key (right from space bar) and the 英文-key left of the space bar for English input.


Small rosetta stone

There are manpages for the commands…

function macosx 10.4.x linux
cronjobs at,cron,launchd.plist(5)at,cron
starterprocess launchd init
configure startlaunchctl,service vi /etc/inittab, /etc/rc* /etc/init.d/*
os-verion uname, sw_vers uname, /etc/issue, /etc/redhat-release etc.
hardwareinfo ioreg, system_profiler,sysctlhwinfo, dmidecode, dmesg
cd/dvd burning/servicedrutil, hdid, hdiutil cdrecord, wodim, eject
cpuinfo hostinfo, hwprefs cat /proc/cpuinfo /proc/*
waking/sleeping pmset acpid, cpufreqd
softwaremanagement softwareupdate, lsbom,installerapt-get, dpkg, rpm, yum, emerge
performanceanalysis vm_stat, fs_usage, top vmstat, top, free
syscallanalysis ktrace strace
inspect libs/bins otool, sample ldd, file
networkprofiles configd, scutil, scselect distrodependent
nsswitch config DirectoryService /etc/nsswitch.conf /etc/ldap.conf …
nsswitch client dscl getent hosts, getent passwd
access kernelparams sysctl sysctl
partitionmanagement diskutil fdisk, mkfs, mdadm, mount
dns-cacher + access lookupd nscd, nslookup
documentconverting pstopdf, sips pstopdf, imagemagick
zeroconf mDNS avahi-discover
interface clipboard pbcopy, pbpaste
file with gui-app open <file>

Linux on Apple silicon

Installing Fedora as KVM guest

virsh destroy   fed36          2>/dev/null
virsh undefine  fed36 --nvram  2>/dev/null
qemu-img create -f qcow2 /tmp/tvm_fed36.qcow2 72G
virt-install -n fed36 -r 4096 --vcpus 4 \
    --disk path=/tmp/tvm_fed36.qcow2,format=qcow2,bus=virtio,cache=unsafe \
    --location \
    --graphics vnc --os-variant fedora35 \
    --network bridge=virbr0,model=virtio \
    --extra-args "ip= nameserver="
hardwarerelated/mac_notes.txt · Last modified: 2022/08/03 13:16 by