OSX: Fixing Python + Virtualbox after upgrading to Mavericks

I've just done the upgrade to Mavericks on my work machine. All went pretty well but there were a couple of hitches. Both Python and Virtualbox »

Can't install user.js in Google Chrome

In recent Chrome versions (22 in my case on Ubuntu) it's not possible to install user.js (Greasemonkey) scripts by just dragging them onto a window. »

Insert a tab character in vim when expand tabs is on

I have vim set-up to use spaces in place of tabs. Sometimes you need to use an actual tab e.g. editing a Makefile. Now whilst »

Fixing pbuilder dependency 404 errors

If you're building packages with pbuilder sometimes you might hit something like the following errors which cause the build to fail because the dependencies can't be »

GNU screen: open tab in current working directory

A nice trick for having screen open a new tab in the same directory as the one you're currently in. To use it add it to »