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IORegistryExplorer on macOS Dark Mode issue fix

IO Registry Explorer is a utility developed by Apple which allows you to watch the I/O Registry on your macOS. (Original: ) If you are using the IORegistryExplorer on macOS while working with Dark Mode enabled, then you probably noticed the fact that the explorer doesn't fit the new DarkMode, hence the UI might look like that: Which makes it hard to read the content. I found this article  which shows you how to disable DarkMode for a specific application. Running the following commands: osascript -e 'id of app "IORegistryExplorer"' defaults write NSRequiresAquaSystemAppearance -bool yes Solves the issue and make it usable again. Have fun, Tal Kain

Standalone IPython using PyInstaller and VirtualEnv

I decided that I want to create a standalone IPython executable that I can distribute. This executable should be: Run as a standalone, even if there is no Python installed on the machine Have all required packages even if they aren't installed on the machine Doesn't have extra packages in it (just what needed) Single executable (no shared objects) In order to achieve this task I used PyInstaller , which according to this StackOverflow post  seems like one of the good options to do so. I also wanted to make my environment as clean as possible, so I installed virtualenv : virtualenv ipython_env/ source ipython_env/bin/activate Inside this environment, I ran the following pip command to install PyInstaller and IPython: pip install pyinstaller pip install ipython  Following  rgtk 's comment: , I created the following script: from IPython import embed embed() and called it From PyInstaller