Simon Willison’s Weblog

4 items tagged “macosx”

2022

Run Stable Diffusion on your M1 Mac’s GPU. Ben Firshman provides detailed instructions for getting Stable Diffusion running on an M1 Mac. # 1st September 2022, 5:41 pm

Bypassing macOS notarization (via) Useful tip from the geckodriver docs: if you’ve downloaded an executable file through your browser and now cannot open it because of the macOS quarantine feature, you can run “xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine path-to-binary” to clear that flag so you can execute the file. # 13th August 2022, 12 am

2021

Organize and Index Your Screenshots (OCR) on macOS (via) Alexandru Nedelcu has a very neat recipe for creating an archive of searchable screenshots on macOS: set the default save location for screenshots to a Dropbox folder, then create a launch agent that runs a script against new files in that folder to run tesseract OCR to convert them into a searchable PDF. # 18th July 2021, 4:11 pm

2007

Mac OS X and OS X are not the same thing, although they are most certainly siblings. The days of lazily referring to “Mac OS X” as “OS X” are now over.

John Gruber # 12th January 2007, 10:29 am