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How To Permanently Add An SSH Key To The Keychain In macOS Sierra

On versions of macOS before Sierra, all you had to do to add an SSH key to the Keychain was to run this command:

ssh-add -K keyname

macOS Sierra implements OpenSSH version 7.3p1, which makes this command behave differently. Using ssh-add -K results in the key being added only temporarily: after a reboot, you need to run the command again.

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Using a Comodo Free Email Cert In macOS Sierra

Comodo offer free email certificates, which is awesome as email is an inherently insecure method of communication. So, if you were toying with the idea of playing around with email encryption and signing, you have no more excuses now.

Getting the free cert to work on macOS, however, might be tricky if you don’t pay attention to a couple of things. Here are the pitfalls I have encountered in the process and how I was able to fix them.

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How To Build The Nylas N1 Email Client On macOS

I think Nylas N1 is the best looking email client out there at the moment. Recently, they decided to go subscription only, but you can still build the app and the sync engine yourself if you want, which is awesome :)

This guide will focus on how to build the Nylas N1 app (i.e. the email client itself) on macOS Sierra. It’s not a difficult task (far from it actually), it’s just that I did have my fair share of issues trying to find some cohesive and updated documentation on how to do this, so I hope this article will be useful to other people out there.

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