Casper Imaging in the Recovery HD and A Lightweight Netboot Image

[UPDATE] JAMF has set the feature request for this as under review

OS X Netboot images can be many GigaBytes in size, which is not great when multiple client computers are trying to download that image from the network, especially if the infrastructure is not there to support it.

I wanted to create a lightweight netboot image to run Casper Imaging.  Not only would this save network bandwidth, but it would also be faster, which means you could image more computers in a shorter amount of time.  In addition, this could even be used to replace the existing Recovery HD so the computer could be imaged without netbooting at all. Continue reading “Casper Imaging in the Recovery HD and A Lightweight Netboot Image”

OS X: Sign PDF Documents Using Your Real Signature Using Preview

You can add your signature to PDFs using your Mac.  Sign official documents using your own hand-written signautre.  Sign business letters, tax forms, or any other document requiring your signature.

I rarely have access to a fax machine and have found that most places will accept my documents when signed using this method. Continue reading “OS X: Sign PDF Documents Using Your Real Signature Using Preview”