Cannot start iBooks error

Today I was breaking my head on the fact that Books or iBooks like it used to be called, did not want to start. This happens once in a while on my Mac, with much frustration. Most posts in Apple Forums suggest deleting cookies and files in Containers and Preferences folders in your Library, like the BKAgenent folder. What fixed it for me was to check or uncheck and reboot: System Preferences > iCloud > iCloud Drive Options to make sure that Books is checked.

MacOS Tips: Expand all in Finder

In the Finder when you are using List Views, when you open a folder, the content of the folder is collapsed by default. You have to manually click on each folder to expand its content as well. There is a faster method of expanding all the underlaying folders in one click and that is with: Option-Click on the triangle. Note this also works in other applications like XCode for example.

Bitcoin Full Node on Raspberry Pi 4 (remote install)

  Recently I’ve spend some time building a Bitcoin Full Node on my new Raspberry Pi 4B 4GB, to help support the bitcoin network. It was quite a challenge to get it all working, let me explain why. I started off ordering the following equipment on Amazon;* Raspberry Pi 4B 4GB* USB-C power adapter* 1TB SD Card* LCD screen for the Pi* Mirco HDMI -> HDMI My goal was to save money on an external disk and put the whole code plus blockchain on the 1 Terabyte SD Card. After several unfruitful attempts trying the installation, I finally found that

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