wget for Mac OS X

To install wget on Mac OS X, you will first need to install a C compiler.  The easiest way to do this is to install XCode Command Line Tools.  This can be downloaded from Apple – https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action One installed you can download wget and compile it (Please note that if you…

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Dyslexic Fonts

I found this site on the BBC new site.  There are a set of fonts that have been developed to help people with Dyslecia read text easier. I have been using these for a couple of weeks now and they do help. To try for your self, you can download…

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Encrypt and decrypt a file with OpenSSL

I was recently looking for a way of encrypting files with a salted encryption algruthum, and found this can be done using OpenSSL. It’s really easy and much more secure that using a zip product. You do this by using the following syntax: openssl des3 -salt -in /path/FileToBeEncrypted -out /path/EncryptedFileName…

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