My HP Laserjet 1020 printer no longer has supported drivers for my Mac. Here are the drivers and settings I used instead.
Setting Up a New Mac
I recently setup a new MacBook as my primary machine and I made these notes in the hope they will streamline the process for me in the future.
com.apple.ImageCaptureCore error -9956
When downloading video from my iPhone to my Mac using Image Capture, I sometimes (but not always) get the error, “The operation couldn’t be completed. (com.apple.ImageCaptureCore error -9956.) (-9956)”. This is how I work around this error.
How To Remove the Mac OS X Screenshot Delay
In Mac OS X version 10.14 Mojave, when taking a screenshot a thumbnail is displayed for a few seconds before the file is created. Unfortunately I don’t want this delay. I take a lot of screenshots (using `Command` + `Shift` + `4`) and typically want to upload the image without making any changes, making this delay frustrating. This is how I removed the delay.
SSH after Mac OS X Update
I recently updated my copy of OS X to Mojave and I’m now having trouble with SSH. (I jumped a few versions but based on other posts it looks like the change to MacOS Sierra specifically was part of the problem).
Mac Change Screenshot Location
I’ve always been frustrated by my screenshots being written to my desktop. I don’t have the personal discipline to stay on top of deleting them regularly and therefore end up with an extra messy desktop. What I wanted was to have all my screenshots created in a folder. We these commands you can change this setting.
Stop Annoying Mac Updates Available
UPDATE: This wonderful ability to ignore updates has been removed in Mavericks ( OS X 10.9 ). https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5509820 Mac Updates Available has been an annoying reoccurring message for me ever since we got a new printer replacing the HP model we had previously. With the old printer gone there is no reason to install updates to […]