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October 17, 2017

How-To fix Sophos Central Endpoint “Installation Failed” on macOS Sierra

Filed under: Apple & Mac,How-To,IT,Troubleshooting — Tags: , , , , , , , — marcomc @ 17:42
Sophos Central Endpoint Installation Failed

“Installation Failed. Contact your computer system administrator or Sophos Technical Support for further assistance.”

If you get this error while trying to (re)install Sophos Endpoint or even Sophos Home and in /var/log/install.log you see something like:

February 22, 2015

out for The Journey Of Dreams

Filed under: Traveling — Tags: , , , — marcomc @ 22:20

The Journey Of DreamsYou might have noticed that I haven’t been partucurlay active on marcomc.com in the last two years.
Do not worry! MarcoMC.com is nod dead.
I have recently left the United Kingdom on my Harley and I have started this amasing adventure called The Journey Of Dreams.org which will help me to make come true the most of my lifetime dreams and help other to achieve the same.

January 12, 2015

How-To unlock MAGIC-SIM stuck in DUAL-MODE (007) on an iPhone 6

Filed under: How-To,iOS Apps,IT,Troubleshooting — Tags: , , , — marcomc @ 21:33

The MAGIC-SIM DUAL-MODE (aka 007 mode) is not working well on any iPhone model.
Once activated it will take away the `STK menu` from your SIM Applications list with no apparent way to roll back to normality. At this point the MAGIC-SIM is practically useless.

May 22, 2013

How-To Add A Reset Button To A Raspberry Pi Model A and B Rev 1

Filed under: How-To,IT,RaspberryPi — Tags: , , — marcomc @ 17:08

Here are the instructions to create a Reset Button for your RaspberryPi Rev.1 which can also ‘wake’ the RPi from halt/shutdown state.

May 21, 2013

How-To Create An Encrypted DMG File From Command-Line in OSX

Filed under: Apple & Mac,How-To,IT — Tags: , , , , , — marcomc @ 11:07

You can create an secure encrypted DMG disk image from the command-line in Mac OS X using ‘hdiutil’, type the following instrcution in the Terminal application:

February 15, 2013

How-To Install an Apple (Wireless and USB) Keyboard in Windows 7

Filed under: How-To,IT,Reviews,Windows — Tags: , — marcomc @ 16:02

I recently discovered a new small utility that helps to use a Apple Keyboard and most of its special ‘Fn’ keys with Windows.

February 7, 2013

How-To order a GiffGaff Nano SIM from Nanogaff

Filed under: How-To,IT — Tags: , , , , , — marcomc @ 21:42

Nanogaff is a community-powerds distribution system for GiffGaff Nano SIM cards.
This is the link where you can order your Nano SIM: http://nanosim.giffgaffapps.com

February 6, 2013

How-To fix the GPG error: “The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY”

Filed under: How-To,IT,Linux — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 11:30

These are the few command-line instruction to fix the GPG Error (NO_PUBKEY) that may appear when trying to run the ‘apt-get update’ command on a APT based system:

January 18, 2013

Virgin vs BT vs Sky: Fibre Optic Broadband Comparison for UK 2013

Filed under: IT,Reviews — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 17:33


I produced this schema in January 2013 for my own use as I am finally moving to a Fibre Optic covered area.

November 3, 2012

iPhone Replacement Fees: Express Replacement Service

Filed under: Apple & Mac,IT — Tags: , , , — marcomc @ 13:37

If your iPhone is or is NOT under warranty, Apple still provides the option to replace the device for specific fees, depending on the model.
You will have to pay in any case an ERS Fee (Express Replacement Service fee, like an excess fee for any insurance) an in case your device is not under warranty you will have to pay an Out-Of-Warranty service fee.

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