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I’ve started using tmux, but found out that the standard keyboard bindings to resize panes (C-b C-<cursor>) doesn’t work in Mac OS X’s Terminal.app. I found this post very helpful.

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I’ve been re-searching for this page long enough to make a note this time.

http://newbiedoc.sourceforge.net/system/kernel-pkg.html (local copy)

I had some difficulties creating a bootable USB stick on MacOSX. Most guides use hdiutil and dd to put the image on the stick, but this failed to boot on my linux machine…

This article was very helpful, and confirms what I was thinking. The main difference is that this method makes a MBR partition table, adds MBR boot code and puts the data onto the first partition (as opposed to putting the data straight onto the disk).

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