Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

Awhile ago I posted a fix for the Chrome certificate issue on macOS, see below. I am posting a followup to this: https://itsjustbytes.com/2020/02/26/google-chrome-browser-certificate-issue/ In Big Sur Chrome seems to be even more finicky about this and one sure way to bypass it is to do the following, just remember make sure you trust the site! … Continue reading Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

Everyone know about junk filtering and it works most of the time. It does, occasionally, put good email in the junk folder. Also, its not really robust enough to do a good job with spam. Currently I use SpamSieve which does a really good job catching spam and moving the to a spam folder. It … Continue reading macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Most of us have probably seen this, where the kernel_taks starts using high amounts of CPU. There can be several causes for this but one I didnt even think about is CPU temperature. To offer so more clarity I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 10,1 - 2.7Ghz I7 16G memory. I had to replace my … Continue reading macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Geekbench Benchmarks

I have published some benchmarks for servers I have currently am using in my home lab. Nothing earth shattering but I use GeekBench with is a great tool for gauging performance. These are not SPEC benchmarks they have their own criteria but they are a great resource and several large organizations use them. Go here … Continue reading Geekbench Benchmarks