Category : Misc

Quick Guide To Learn GIT

Create repo on Github by going to https://github.com/new

git init 

(Initialize git on local folder)

git pull

http://github.com/username/repository.git (Pull repository to local folder)

touch filename.ext

(Create a file in folder)

git add . 

(Add your changes to push to remote)

git commit -m 'commit msg' 

(Write commit message)

git remote add origin http://github.com/username/repository.git 

(In which repository you would like to push on remote)

git push origin master

(Done)

How to Jailbreak Apple TV 2G on iOS 4.2.1 with Seas0nPass

FireCore team has come up with a PwnageTool like program to build custom jailbroken .ipsw files for your second-gen Apple TV. Like almost all jailbreaks for iOS 4.2.1, Seas0nPass jailbreak is also limited to tethered-boot for now.

Currently the jailbreak for the 4.1.1 (iOS 4.2.1) software is ‘tethered’. A tethered jailbreak requires the AppleTV to be connected to a computer for a brief moment during startup.

Before you proceed with the jailbreak, you will need the following:

A Micro-USB cable
iTunes 10.1.1
iOS 4.2.1 for Apple TV
Seas0nPass
All download links are posted at the end of this article.

Step 1: Download and launch Seas0nPass.

Step 2: Now select “Create IPSW” option to build your own custom jailbroken firmware for Apple TV.

Step 3: Now wait for Seas0nPass to download all the files required for creating custom firmware.

Step 4: When prompted by Seas0nPass, connect your Apple TV using a micro-USB cable (leave power disconnected), and hold-down both the ‘MENU’ and ‘PLAY/PAUSE’ buttons for 7 seven seconds.

Step 5: iTunes should now open automatically to start the restore process.

Step 6: iTunes will confirm the restore when complete. Once done, your Apple TV will be jailbroken on iOS 4.2.1.

Since this is a tethered jailbreak, you will have to boot your Apple TV into “tethered-boot” mode for it to function in jailbroken state.

Note: The Apple TV must be disconnected from the computer (for at least a brief moment) after restoring in iTunes for the tethered boot process below to work properly.

Step 1: Start Seas0nPass again and this time select the ‘Boot Tethered’ option.

Step 2: When prompted by Seas0nPass, connect the Apple TV to your computer via micro-USB. Wait for the rapid flashing light on Apple TV and then connect the power. Once both are connected, hold-down both the ‘MENU’ and ‘PLAY/PAUSE’ buttons for 7 seven seconds for it to enter DFU mode.

Step 3: That’s it ! Seas0n Pass will now automatically complete the tethered boot. Once done, remove the micro-USB cable and connect the HDMI cable.

Visual Map of Facebook Friendships By Intern

The map was created by Paul Butler, an intern on the data infrastructure engineering team, out of a sample of 10 million Facebook connections retrieved from Facebook’s data warehouse, Apache Hive. Butler color coded and weighted the connections on a blank canvas, accounting for longitude and latitude, and noticed a rough outline of the world emerged.