Can’t install PIL on Mavericks (unknown argument: -mno-fused-madd)

I tried installing PIL (Python Imaging Library) on Mavericks recently and ran into a few problems. Normally this should be enough:

sudo pip install pil

However, it failed on the “cc” command. It turns out I didn’t have the compiler installed. This is provided with the Xcode command line tools which I was missing. Some […]

How to use iTerm2 keyboard shortcuts with linux screen

Screen is a great tool if you spend a lot of time in the terminal and need to keep a bunch of connections open (here’s a good screen tutorial). However, it can be quite hard to master and some people prefer tmux for some more advanced and user-friendly features (go here for a tmux […]