Entries for May, 2012

Vagrant Disk Trashed When Upgrading VirtualBox Too Far

User beware… If you upgrade your VirtualBox too far ahead of the guest additions installed in Vagrant then you can end up with an instability that will trash your disks in the vagrant box and cause the file system to go read only. I kept having readonly filesystem problems and they were getting more and […]

Automator Workflow to Reduce Large PDF Files

When I worked in the Linux world I used a variety of command line tools to help reduce the size of large PDF files. In the Mac OSX world I started looking at converting some of my same scripts over to run on OS X. There were several tools I needed to install via MacPorts […]