To verify file integrity, people sharing files will often provide a hash. That way, when you receive the file, you can run the same function on the file and verify if it is the same as the one you intended to receive. There are various hashes out there, but this snippet will show you how to get SHA1 hash on a Mac. [Read more…]
iTunes error: “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation”
After recently wiping my MacBook Pro and reinstalling macOS, I started getting this error every time I opened iTunes: “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation.”
Though the error is slightly vague, the gist of what’s happening was still pretty clear: there must be a permissions error of some sort. But finding and fixing that error was not as straight-forward as I would have hoped.
Find out what I did to fix the “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation” error in iTunes after the break. [Read more…]
How to Delete a Mac VPN Profile
I was setting up the firm’s virtual private network (VPN) and testing out a few different configurations when I realized that I couldn’t delete the profiles I’d loaded from the System Preferences app. Though they don’t make it easy, there is a way to delete a Mac VPN profile. Read on to learn how.