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OS X El Capitan

30 September 2015 - 06:06 PM

Today Apple released its latest operating system OS X 10.11 El Capitan, click here to make it appear in your App Store!

With this release, Apple has improved the security of the world's most advanced Operating System by introducing SIP (System Integrity Protection), and some other improvements for a better user experience.

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Learn to Fly - Foo Fighters Rockin1000 (In Italy)..amazing

07 August 2015 - 08:31 AM

have you seen this ??



I've seen it a thousand times !!! :lol:  :D


Friday 7 August 2015 --->> 20.462.000 watchers in a week

sectorsize v1.1 a tool to detect the physical and logical sector size of Hard disk (Adv...

20 November 2014 - 02:40 PM

sectorsize is a tiny command line I made to detect the Physical and logical sector size of your hard disk.



sudo sectorsize /dev/diskX
output on a AF (Advanced Formatted ) drive:
Physical sector size: 4096
Logical sector size: 512
output on non AF  drive:
Physical sector size: 512
Logical sector size: 512

OSX seem to show always 512-byte as "logical" sector size (*because is a standard?), but you can see that AF drive show a physical 4096-bytes sector, and probably this mean that this drive use the 512e tecnology (512 bytes emulation).

*NOTE: hard disk with 4K use firmware to emulate 512 sector size....as the OS wants..

This will be useful to see if your hard disk uses the Advanced Format technology or not.
Installing Chamelon (or Clover) currently can create the boot0 error on AF drives with physical 4096-bytes (or 4K).
This will be useful to understand what to do  before installing the bootloader on these drives.
A test will be performed by changing Chameleon installer to do all automatically.
stay tuned


Thanks to verdant for the tests made



Pandora's Box 2.0 Candidate 3 roll out

01 November 2014 - 02:20 PM



Sorry for the delay, 
A new Pandora is here, and the Jar now contains new tools: 
- Hermes, build your installer to USB or DVD. 
- Hera, a tool that can create, update or upgrade the Recovery HD partition with the version of OSx you want ... even on your Mac. 
- Zeus is the new heart of Pandora and the tool who will act as a post-install, but will also be available during the installation (yes, during the installation process!), and will assist you in making OSx bootable on your PC. 
All new apps are now multithread to take advantages from your CPU, and possess a beautiful and colorful graphical interface for a better user experience.
Supported OSes: 10.7x, 10.8.x, 10.9.x and 10.10.x
Yep, both Enoch r2510 and Clover r3094 inside B)
(Enoch r2530 and Clover r3113 updating via Software Udpades to r2.017)
Attached File  Pandora's_Box_Candidate3_r2.016.dmg.zip   60.38MB   1423 downloadsNEW
read here for the bugs fixed, and here for the updates applied
*Please read the istructions above before starting, Pandora's Box 2.0 is a new tool and probably you need to read for some tips and to solve problems.
 We need your feedback first, find bugs and fix it, so Pandora is only available here. When it is mature enough, we will put in the Download section and via software Update.
For Yosemite see here about "include kernel  (and Yosemite)"
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