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095: Van Upgrade

Recorded on March 24, 2015

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Topics:

- Jerry's client receives a Software Alliance letter; Jerry does some research to determine legitimacy

- Joe upgrades a client's custom van and details the systems including Crestron, Apple TV, small Linux PC running XBMC (now Kodi), 

- upgrading XBMCbuntu on slim PC in van; migrating to Kodi; using Verizon USB 4G LTE adapter in Cradlepoint router

- Sam gets called in at halftime – to quarterback a different team

- Jerry's client has trouble upgrading his iPhone at the Verizon store; Jerry discovers a brute force iPhone backup encryption cracker, but doesn't have occasion to try it out

- followup regarding encrypted backups in iTunes: Apple says "If you can't remember the password and want to start again, you must perform a full software restore and choose set up as a new device when iTunes prompts you to select the backup from which to restore."

- possible to downgrade 10.10.2 to 10.8.3 without a clean install? Joe's client seems to have done it accidentally; how? no idea

Extra:

- Joe and Jerry live troubleshoot very slow server connection issues to due old edu.mit.kerberos file in /Library/Preferences; hat tip to Sam Bergin