It was driving me nuts!! After installing the latest 2.8 beta for mac I was getting one of those red notifications every time any of my contacts was changing his mood message. Luckily you can disable it in the Preferences->Advanced->Enable Mood Message Chat.
I got a new macbook (alu) and since I once happened to overwrite a file because the default file system for OS X is case-insensitive, I thought I would be smart in reformatting the hard-disk before installing anything and changing the partition to case-sensitive (use DiskUtility to do so just after booting from the Leopard cd). Unfortunately, it proved to be a bad choice since many applications are not written for a case-sensitive filesystem (see Adobe Photoshop Elements, f.i.). That pissed me off! Probably an ordinary Mac user will have an happy life with a case-insensitive fs but since I have a linux background it seems very unnatural to me. Nevermind, I tried to find a way to convert my fs to case-insensitive without having to reinstall everything. I first tried restoring with a TimeMachine backup, after having reformatted the disk case-insensitive but the backup restored the whole partition as case-sensitive. The solution seemed to be to fully reinstall OS-X from scratch and when i
Install brew. Follow instructions on https://brew.sh/ Install virtualbox # brew install virtualbox Install docker-machine # brew install docker-machine # brew services start docker-machine If you want the machine to run at boot (rather than at login) Move your launchd configuration file homebrew.mxcl.docker-machine.plist from $USER/Library/LaunchAgents to /Library/LaunchDaemons Add a user directive: <key>UserName</key> <string>robcos</string> Make sure the permissions are right: # sudo chmod root.wheel homebrew.mxcl.docker-machine.plist Install docker # brew install docker Create a virtual machine # docker-machine create --driver=virtualbox default Setup docker environment (you will need this every time you open a new shell) # eval $(docker-machine env default) Setup your “default” virtualbox to forward any relevant port. Settings -> Network -> Adapter 1 -> Nat -> Advanced In my case I forward 1880 for NodeRed, 8123 for HomeAssistant and 8080 for