About this blog…

I am employed by Netnod as head of engineering, research and development and am among other things chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee at ICANN. You can find CV and photos of me at this page.

As I wear so many hats, I find it being necessary to somewhere express my personal view on things. This is the location where that happens. Postings on this blog, or at Facebook, Twitter etc, falls under this policy.

The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Netnod or any other of the organisations I have connections to.

Solution to old keynote files missing images

Today I had the need to look at some old presentations I have made. Or rather, not very old at all. Just a few generation Keynote back in time. I got an error message. Asked me to use an old version of Keynote.Ok, I accepted and opened the file in the old version of Keynote […]

How I manage my email

Lately I have not only got questions how I can handle all email I get, but also seen people more or less give up on the flow of email they get. Based on that I decided to describe how I manage my mail.

My email management consists of a few different building blocks, and each […]

Sometimes hardware is needed

Battery in raid card

So the raid card in my old trustworthy Mac Pro was dying. On top of that, one have for years been feeling that the raid card is not really helping. Instead it is probably the weakest link in the desktop system I have at home. After all, it is from […]

TextMate will not launch

I have had some problems with TextMate, but I did not know when it started. Probably since my last reboot (which would in fact be a correct guess) but since I do not reboot my mac very often I have no idea when it really started. I thought it had something to do with some […]

Adobe CS or something else?

I was notified in Twitter that my friend Rikard Nilsson was installing Adobe CS 5.5.

Rikard tweets

My response to that was of course “Why?” and he then stated he was doing it just because he has always done it.

I have myself as well just followed the stream, because I thought I needed […]

iPhone not detectable by iTunes

I managed to solve a problem that might be something that one of you encounter as well.

I installed a new MBP fetching with migration assistant stuff from a MBAir. On the air, XCode was installed. On the MBP after migration XCode was not available (one of those things Migration Assistant do not migrate properly, […]

Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

Google tribute to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is gone. Some thousands or even millions of bloggers have already written about it. I saw it this morning when waking up. Some SMS messages (including from my manager and the Swedish News Agency TT), some Tweets and tons of information in Facebook. And that was at […]

Python 3.2.1 on MacOSX 10.7.1

Getting a proper version of python 3.x installed is not as easy as it has been earlier. First of all, you need the Developer package installed (again). This you do by installing XCode 4.x from the MacApp store. I thought I had done so, but could still not find gcc etc in my path. Some […]

Password recovery on VMWare ESXi 4 – problems with tar

One of my VMWare servers had a master password (to the VMWare console) that I had forgot. I.e. I had forgot to write it down, and not had any need to access the console for a while.

Started to look for a routine for password recovery, but after quite a lot of searching, I found […]

ServerAdmin and manual editing of Apache Config

I had an example of problems with ServerAdmin yesterday. I have one server (using Django) needing special settings for the Python environment. I have added that manually via two LocationMatch statements in the Apache Config for the site in question. Remember (or note) that the order of those LocationMatch statements do matter for Apache.

One […]