I tried to install the shiny new macOS Ventura beta as a VM on my M1 Mac using UTM and MacVM. However, it wouldn’t work. It never got past 0% installing on either of the apps.
Then @chilcote saved me by mentioning that he was able to get Venty to install in UTM after launching the Xcode 14 beta. So, I downloaded the Xcode 14 beta, launched it, and installed the Xcode 14 macOS and iOS components. Then I launched UTM and told it to install the Venty IPSW, and it worked!
- Download Xcode 14 beta
- Download the macOS Ventura beta IPSW
- Install and launch the Xcode beta
- Install the Xcode macOS and iOS components
- Launch UTM and install Venty
It’s bad enough that some of us have to deal with Fiery printer drivers, but to make things worse, they make us fill out a stupid form every time we need to access the drivers download page. A friend was just complaining about this when I thought to myself – “self, you can share that Keyboard Maestro macro you created that automates that stupid form”.
I recently published my first ever Python module to PyPi – macusers. It simplifies getting the current logged in user even when the script is running as root or at login window. I’ve been using the code for a long time now in my Munki scripts and custom packages.
On occasion I need to test external access to my office or sometimes I’m on public Wi-Fi and want to securely browse the internet without connecting to a VPN. For times like those I use an SSH reverse proxy tunnel to a VPS and Firefox. This routes all of my Firefox traffic through my VPS securely over SSH.
All you need to accomplish this is an SSH server somewhere that you trust and Firefox. Once you have an SSH server up, go through these steps: