Mac OS X tips/reminders

3 simple tips/reminders for stuff I had to deal with while using Mac OS X the last two days…

To get arrows working while inside vim in a remote server one needs to change Mac OS X’s terminal type.
$ cat .profile

If you use push "redirect-gateway" option in an openvpn server configuration file, you need to add redirect-gateway def1 in your client’s configuration file when using openvpn’s Mac OS X client (Tunnelblick) or else when you close the VPN the previous default route is not restored.

To check on the signal quality of nearby Access Points get AP Grapher.