Solved: Apache won't serve files from external drive on macOS

If you've tried to develop a website and the files are on an external drive, you might find that httpd will refuse to serve the files. In your browser you'll see:

You don't have permission to access this resource.Server unable to read htaccess file, denying access to be safe

And in your Apache error log you'll read:

How I Got Stable Wifi

The home network can be a stressful place. When kids are learning from home, outages are agonizing.


Latest bash on Catalina with MacPorts

Install XCode via the App Store.

Install XCode command-line tools:

xcode-select --install

Change your shell from zsh to the ancient version of bash that Apple supplies:

chsh -s /bin/bash

Install MacPorts.

Open a new terminal window, which will now have MacPorts paths in $PATH.

Install latest bash with MacPorts:

sudo port install bash

Add the new bash as a valid shell:

sudo vi /etc/shells


Solved: Sensu won't start after upgrade to 0.23.2-2

After upgrading to Sensu 0.23.2-2 on RHEL 6.8 the Sensu server would not start. The logs looked like this:



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